NASA Photo ID: SL3-107-1215        File Name: 10076227.jpg
Film Type: 35mm                    Date Taken: 08/27/73
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 forward 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). This ASMU exerperiment is being 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                              
MANNED MANEUVERING UNITS                
ORBITAL SPACE STATIONS                  
SKYLAB 3                                
SKYLAB PROGRAM                          
SPACEBORNE EXPERIMENTS                  
TESTING                                 

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