Apollo to Air: How NASA Engineer Frank Rudy Shaped Modern Athletic Footwear
Apollo to Air: How NASA Engineer Frank Rudy Shaped Modern Athletic Footwear explores the inventive mind of engineer Frank Rudy. Rudy supported NASA’s Apollo Program from the 1950’s up until the completion of Apollo 11. Soon after, Rudy retired and developed a patent for an air-inflated running shoe sole: a design that utilized a technique used to manufacture Apollo space helmets.. The patent would later become the cornerstone of Nike AIR Technology, which debuted in the 1978 Nike Tailwind.
|Country, Year||United States, 2021|
|Runtime||5 MINS, SECS|