Welkins is dedicated to transforming human survival, performance, and quality of life in threatening and extreme conditions across the spectrum of human activity. Utilizing a common core of NASA-derived and battlefield-proven technology, Welkins provides innovative technologies and engineering services for applications across medical, military, industrial, and athletic markets.
We provide dynamic and cost effective engineering services to Government and private sector customers.
Our core competencies include:
Welkins was founded in 2004, but our roots and technology stretch back over five decades, evolving from Bill Elkins’ work in the 1960’s as a NASA scientist designing spacesuits, liquid cooled garments and other life-support systems to help astronauts withstand environmental strain. This work—which earned Mr. Elkins a place in the U.S. Space Foundation’s Technology Hall of Fame—was central to NASA’s pioneering research into cooling for Multiple Sclerosis. In the ensuing decades… Read More »