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Astronaut Scott Carpenter tests balance mechanism performance

Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter's balance mechanism performance is tested by his walking on a narrow board in his bare feet. He is performing this test at the School of Aviation Medicine, Pensicola, Florida (04570); Carpenter walks a straight line by putting one foot directly in front of the other to test his balance (04571).

Catalog Date: 17 December 1961
Film Type: 8x10
NASA image: S61-04570

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