Gallaudet Eleven

Man stands in a room, his body leans at an angle.

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. Here is one participant, possibly standing in a rotating room. 

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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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