Suborbital Scientist Training at NASTAR: Day One
The altitude chamber
"The Suborbital Scientist-Astronaut Training Course [Tuesday/Wednesday, 12-13 Jan] has been developed by The NASTAR Center and is organized by Dr. Alan Stern and Dr. Dan Durda of the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). "
Keith's note: You can follow events at the workshop at OnOrbit.com/suborbital or at The pre-flight of a sub-orbital scientist (Joe Hill). On Twitter you can follow @thenastarcenter, NASAWatch or track all Tweets via #suborbital. You can also check the Suborbital Science page at Facebook and TheNASTARCenter on YouTube
An embedded viewer will appear when we stream live.
More photos from today's training session below.
Control console for the altitude chamber
Video views on Control console for the altitude chamber
Dan Durda trying his mask and helmet on.
Altitude chalmber control consoles.
Helmets and masks
Looking up inside the centrifuge cabin
Glenn King providing instruction
Keith Cowing standing in front of the 25 foot centrifuge
- NASA Solicitation: Commercial Reusable Suborbital Research Program - CRuSR - Request for Information, earlier post
- List of Speakers Announced for the Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference, earlier post
- NASTAR Suborbital Scientist Training Program Student Patch Contest, earlier post