NASA Photo ID: S72-30704           File Name: 10076195.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 08/16/73
Title: Astronaut Bruce McCandless tests astronaut maneuvering unit
Description:
Astronaut Bruce McCandless II, backup pilot for Skylab 2, tests the balance 
and control of an astronaut maneuvering unit (AMU) test model at Martin 
Marietta Corporation's Denver division. The jet-powered backpack can fly
for  30 minutes and can be worn over normal clothing or space suit.                   

Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
COLORADO                                
CONTRACTORS                             
MANNED MANEUVERING UNITS                
PROTOTYPES                              
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
TESTING                                 

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