• Short Summary

    Intensified work in gravity - force studies for X-15 astronauts and other aviation projects are continuing at the Aviation Acceleration Labs, Naval Air Development Centre, Johnsville, Pennsylvania.

  • Description

    Intensified work in gravity - force studies for X-15 astronauts and other aviation projects are continuing at the Aviation Acceleration Labs, Naval Air Development Centre, Johnsville, Pennsylvania.

    Laboratories contain a centrifuge with a gondola placed at the end of a steel arm which whirls it at controlled speeds. The gondola houses instrumented controls with which the astronauts are able to adjust forces acting upon the capsule.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEM3BVG58UF2C5ABL2I5COCG8D
    Media URN:
    VLVAEM3BVG58UF2C5ABL2I5COCG8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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