Centrifuge / G-ForcesBuilding: Star City, Russia
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 55° 52.530 E 038° 07.043
37U E 444777 N 6192575
Quick Description: This building has two circular wings which house large centrifuges.
Location: Russia
Date Posted: 9/23/2007 3:03:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM28R3
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 51

Long Description:
This building is located in the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center (popularly known as Star City) near Moscow. Two circular wings contain centrifuges which are used in training to subject Cosmonauts to increased gravitation forces. The larger centrifuge, the TsF-18, is 18 meters long.

The cosmonaut sits in a capsule in the open end of the centrifuge, which spins around in the circular chamber. Tours of Star City include a visit to the large centrifuge chamber.
Building Address:
Gagarin Cosmonaut Training center
Chkalovskoye, Russia

Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 07/01/1970

What is the name of this building?: Centrifuge/ G forces Building

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