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Big centrifuge of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
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- Title Big centrifuge of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
- Released 22/08/2011 6:41 pm
- Copyright ESA - S. Corvaja, 2011
Entrance to the gondola of the gig centrifuge at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, in Russia, in August 2011. Centrifuge is used for high-g training in preparations for spaceflight - also by André Kuipers, Dutch national and a member of the European Astronaut Corps, will fly to International Space Station (ISS Expeditions 30 and 31) for a long duration mission in 2011.