human centrifuge


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human centrifuge

A device that accommodates a human subject being rotated while suspended from a long arm. It is used to investigate the ability of subjects to withstand positive gravitational forces.
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The study will use the human centrifuge to explore the effectiveness of daily exposure to artificial gravity in preventing spinal problems from developing.
Young said a human centrifuge aboard a Mars-bound spacecraft would help keep an astronaut in shape over the many months it would take to get to the Red Planet.
Development of an experimental design for anti-G suits in a human centrifuge. German Federal Ministry of Defence.
In 1952, the world's largest human centrifuge was installed to help teach pilots how to handle the heavy pull of gravity--G forces--associated with high-performance aircraft.
ETC specializes in physiological training equipment, such as its Human Centrifuge Facility, while Hughes Training builds high-fidelity simulators and training systems.

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