John Paul Stapp Rocket Sled Test

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Composite showing Col. Stapp during rocket sled test at Holloman AFB, NM. Test to study effects of bailout at high altitude and supersonic speeds. Photos 1-3 taken during acceleration phase: force = 12 G; 4-6 during deceleration: force = 22 G. Dated June 1954.

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