NASA astronauts Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton in centrifuge testing for Project Mercury
United States USA Date:1960 Duration:3 min 34 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Naval Air Development Center projects building. Centrifuge passes overhead. Technician in control room looks through a large window out to centrifuge. Centrifuge arm in motion around room. Centrifuge stops. Centrifuge arm stopped at control room platform. Doors open and two technicians step from centrifuge. Technicians open centrifuge door and enter. NASA astronaut Alan Shepard leaves centrifuge. Doctor peels tape from Astronaut's body after run. Technician takes air-foam cushion into centrifuge. Captain DK Slayton assisted in dressing room with flight suit. Astronaut Slayton puts on helmet. Mike hooked to helmet. Captain Deke Slayton seated in centrifuge. Captain waits for run. Centrifuge starts to whirl around room. Technicians in control room. Centrifuge turns on boom. Astronaut during G-force run. Machine slows down and astronaut relaxes. Doctor checks instruments in control room. Astronaut's heart beat on oscilloscope during run.
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