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Upside Down, Inside Out: John Glenn Recalls Astronaut Training on the Gimbal Rig

nasaglenn wrote: The multiple-axis space test inertia facility, fondly called "the gimbal rig," simulated tumble-type maneuvers that might be encountered in space flight. From February 15 through March 4, 1960, the gimbal rig provided valuable training for all seven Project Mercury astronauts. John Glenn explains how it worked and what the experience was like.
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