Air Force Medical Service Art

This Month in AFMS History: First Space Medicine Symposium
U.S. Air Force Aeromedical Laboratory scientists test a prone-position “pilot bed,” on February 3, 1949. AFRL designed the bed to relieve the gravitational stress on pilots, as part of research to solve medical challenges presented by space flight. (U.S Air Force photo)

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Photo by: Air Force Medical Services History Office |  VIRIN: 181115-F-FT687-001.JPG