Gallaudet Eleven Centrifuge Pod

Man inside a pod contraption

In the late 1950s, the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine and the newly formed National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recruited deaf people for weightlessness, balance, and motion sickness experiments. This is one participant in what is possibly a centrifuge pod. 

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    Images courtesy of Gallaudet University Archives, collections of Jerald Jordan, Barron Gulak, David Myers, and Harry Larson.

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