NASA Photo ID: SL3-108-1268        File Name: 10076217.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 08/18/73
Title: Astronaut Alan Bean flies the Astronaut Maneuvering Equipment
Description:
Astronaut Alan L. Bean, Skylab 3 commander, flies the M509 Astronaut 
Maneuvering Equipment in the foreward dome area of the Orbital Workshop
(OWS)  on the space station cluster in Earth orbit. Bean is strapped in to
the  back-mounted, hand-controlled Automatically Stabilized Maneuvering
Unit  (ASMU). He is wearing a pressure suit for this run of the M509
experiment,  but other ASMU tests are done in shirt sleeves. The dome area
where the  experiment is conducted is about 22 feet in diameter and 19 feet
from top to  bottom.              
Subject terms:
ASTRONAUTS                              
EXTRAVEHICULAR MOBILITY UNITS           
MANNED MANEUVERING UNITS                
ORBITAL SPACE STATIONS                  
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
TESTING                                 

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