Why NASA Spun Astronauts Around, But Doesn't Any More

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Shared December 31, 2018

The Multi Axis Trainer, or MAT, is an icon of space exploration and astronaut training. But other than spinning round kids at Space Camp: what's it actually used for?

Thanks to Moriah and all the team at Space Camp! You can find out more about their programs for kids and for adults at https://www.spacecamp.com/

Edited by Michelle Martin (@mrsmmartin)

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