Author(s): Gregory L. Vogt, EdD
Scientists Can Create "G" Forces
John Stapp was an investigator who rode a rocket sled, named Sonic Wind, that allowed him to experience forces up to 35 g.
- NASA’s 20 g-force centrifuge and cab. Courtesy of NASA\Ames. Retrieved 1-13-10.
- Stapp strapping into Sonic Wind. Note the lack of windscreen for this test. Courtesy EAFB History Office.
- Time-sequence photos show Col. John P. Stapp on the rocket sled “Sonic Wind I” during a 421 mph-run in March 1954. Public domain.
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