Project Mercury Print

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Project Mercury Print

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Project Mercury: AWT Gimbaling Rig Showing Motion

This device is formally known as the MASTIF or Multiple Axis Space Test Inertia Facility and was located in the Altitude Wind Tunnel. It was built at the Lewis Research Center, now John H. Glenn Research Center, and designed to train astronauts to regain control of a tumbling spacecraft.

11 x 14" pigment print
Shipped flat with protective sleeve and foam board backing

Image # : C1959-52233
Date: December 16, 1959

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