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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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.
I do not think any other existing human centrifuge or flight simulator can match these specifications," Bown said.
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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