Rat fitted with special space suit and put into centrifugal machine for research purposes.
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Various shots taken at the French Air Force's special Space Research Centre in Paris, of a rat nicknamed Hector who is to be sent up into space in the future in the missile "Veronique". The story shows the rat being fitted with special space suit, and being put into centrifugal machine to enable the rat to encounter the same movement as in space flight.
Note: some people may find this distressing.