Independent from Long Beach, California on February 4, 1960 · Page 11
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 11

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, February 4, 1960
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9 Life Weakens Space Man SAN ANTONIO. Tex. (/Pi--|longed weightlessness which Dr. Duanc E. G r a v e l i n c j h e will encounter when he crawled shakily onto a dryjlnavcs earth's main g r a v i t y j floor Wednesday after spend-jlicld. ing a week in a "bathtub" in a space age physical test. The Air Force captain pronounced himself flabby-mus-i clcd but in fine spirits. He and other doctors at the School of Aviation Medicine became weaker," he said. "Toward the' end it really got to be a job, just standing up and moving about. It was An Air Force spokesman iactually a relief to get back said the sensation of f l o n t i n g j i n t o the water." The 28-year-old native of Newport, Vt., also noted that he required very little sleep-Because he floated. Dr. = ;-- Gravelinc obtained l i t t l e cxer- in water is in many ways the same as that of weightless- possibly because he used little energy. His schedule called for four hours of sleep daily atuThe found he didn't need that much. Doctors at the school said an astronaut must be in top physical condition to re-enter the earth's atmosphere, and (he water test shows he can't be unless he exercises. The "bathtub" was a little larger than a normal home tub. Dr. Graveline could only float horizontally. E i g h t hours daily h e worked problems flashed before him on an electronic con- trol panel, lie did this by manipulating levers at his fingertips. He spent six hours daily in relaxation by watching coin- ivercial television shows. The remainder of the time was re quired for feeding, sleeping and changing clothes. A-I2-INDEPENDENT low inch, Cilll. Thiirv, Feb. «, IKI Dr. Graveline's stomach robably thinks it still is in pace. For three weeks before lie test and during the test it eceived nothing but a special 7960 to Europe 49-Day lO-Counlry De tuie Tour from only $1735 by ihip or air Including tht Pauion Play. 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