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Show RCA 2019

Alexander Facey

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Major project:

Zero Pre-breathe Joint

Today, spacewalks require an extensive procedure of decompression and purging of nitrogen. This is due to the reduced mobility that exists in a pressurised suit. This project explores the design of soft joints to improve mobility in a pressurised suit; to the extent of increasing the operation pressure closer to Earth's thereby removing this painful step for spacewalks.


  • Previous degrees

  • BSE Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, 2016
Royal College of Art