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NASA builds giant water tanks to simulate low gravity environments in preparation for future missions to the moon

via:cnBeta.COM     time:2019/9/16 10:30:25     readed:880


In today's updated blog post,NASA highlighted one of the preparations for future moon landings, Neutral Buoyancy Lab at Johnson Space Center. In a huge water tank, astronauts wear more loads than ordinary swimmers to simulate as much as possible the low gravity environmental impact of space.

NASA's huge water laboratory in (NASA), though it can't be finished.BeautifulA low-gravity environment that simulates the moon, but it can make it possible for astronauts to know what the challenges may be. NASA explained:

NASA astronauts wear heavier vests and backpacks to simulate walking on the moon, which has one-sixth the gravity of the Earth. Astronauts Drew Feustel and Don Pettit are among the trainings of a large swimming pool, which is mainly used to train astronauts to walk in space on the International Space Station.

As can be seen from the image, the entire diver's team is doing a simulation exercise, and the astronauts' boots and gloves are in good agreement with what they're wearing in the moonwalk.

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