May 20, 2022

NASA is seeking applicants for an experiment in counteracting the affects of zero gravity. 20 seats or should I say beds are still available.

NY TIMES ARTICLE
HOUSTON, Oct. 23 — What does it say about this country that it’s hard to find people willing to be paid to lie around all day and take an occasional spin?

NASA’s Johnson Space Center is conducting experiments on counteracting the effects of weightlessness. To simulate a zero-gravity environment, volunteers lie down for three weeks on beds with their feet about five inches higher than their heads. They do not get up: they eat propped on an elbow, use bedpans and shower lying down on a waterproof gurney.

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