April 17, 2017

NASA works with forest service to improve fire shelters

After the deadly Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona in 2013, NASA Langley Research Center signed an agreement with the U.S. Forest Service to see if some of its space-age materials could be used in emergency fire shelters to help save firefighters' lives.



Topics: Yarnell Hill Fire, NASA, Yarnell, , National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, Wildfire,