This Catalyst article looks at what it means to say that an astronaut is 'weightless'. The article looks at how astronauts are trained in aircraft and how underwater work can also help prepare them for space travel.
This article is from Catalyst: Secondary Science Review 2008, Volume 19, Issue 1.
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