The TEMPUR material was originally developed in the 70s in the "Ames" Research NASA. The material had to support against the pressure on takeoff. Astronauts The temperature sensitive and pressure relieving qualities worked protective against G-forces. NASA put the material on the market in 80s.
Scientists later merged companies Fagerdala in Sweden and Dan-Foam, continued the development of the TEMPUR material. After almost a decade the current TEMPUR material for use in mattresses and pillows. Arose