The JPL COVID-19 Response


May 29, 2020

Eight US Manufacturers Selected to Make NASA COVID-19 Ventilator

A host of international companies will be evaluated next for the free license granted by Caltech.
May 14, 2020

How Engineers at NASA-JPL Persevered to Develop a Ventilator

As coronavirus hit, JPL engineers teamed up to make a ventilator prototype that could be mass produced to fill a massive need. It's not rocket science; it's something more.
April 30,2020

NASA-Developed Ventilator Authorized by FDA for Emergency Use

The agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory designed the device for coronavirus patients with rapid production in mind. The license is being offered for free to manufacturers.
April 23,2020

NASA Develops COVID-19 Prototype Ventilator in 37 Days

A high-pressure ventilator designed by the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory for rapid production is being tested for use in medical centers.
April 23,2020

VIDEO: NASA Builds Ventilator Prototype for Coronavirus Patients

NASA is helping the medical community address the shortage of ventilators needed to treat coronavirus patients with a ventilator prototype. Within 37 days, engineers and others at the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory created a high-pressure ventilator prototype tailored to the needs of patients with COVID-19 and sent it to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York for testing.