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Time-lapse video: Installation of the new DLR short-arm centrifuge in :envihab
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
30. April 2013

The short%2darm human centrifuge rotates, generating artificial gravity for the test subjects. (Image: DLR).

The new short-arm human centrifuge was installed in :envihab at DLR Cologne between late February and early March 2013. Installation of the 'heart of :envihab' lasted several weeks. We took advantage of this rare opportunity to take a closer look at the individual stages of the installation.