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Fun at Space Camp

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This is how children at space camp practice moonwalking.

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This is called the 1/6 chair. It imitates 1/6th of the gravity felt on the Moon.

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An experiment at space camp involving plant growth.

 

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This is the Multi-Axis trainer. This was designed simulate a space craft out of control and the effects it would have on the crew.

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This looks like a hamster trainer. In fact it was designed for exercising muscles in space to stop atrophy.

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This is a model that shows the major parts of the shuttle transportation system including the boosters.

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How long do I have to wait for the spin chair?

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This is the Spin Chair. This was designed to test the effects of spinning on the human body.

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This is the MMU (Manned Maneuvering Unit) which was designed to allow the astronauts to move around untethered. It has since been decommissioned and replaced by a lighter version.

 



 
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