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Photo-s89_25059
Exploration Imagery
A NASA artist's concept of a vehicle which could provide an artificial-gravity environment
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S89-25059 (January 1989) --- A NASA artist's concept of a vehicle which could provide an artificial-gravity environment of Mars exploration crews. The piloted vehicle rotates around the axis that contains the solar panels. Levels of artificial gravity vary according to the tether length and the rate at which the vehicle spans.

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