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Stanford Report, March 20, 2002

Spinning for science

Participants in NASA's hypergravity study will be fitted with an EKG, a blood-flow monitor and a biosensor vest before entering the 20 G Centrifuge at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif. To experience the effects of 2 G -- twice Earth's gravitational force -- test subjects (men ages 18 to 35) will be spun at nearly 15 revolutions per minute.

Video courtesy of NASA Ames Research Center