A NASA ‘Vomit Comet’ is show below at the Pima Air and Space Museum. These types of planes provide a feeling of a weightless environment for training, research or even for you favorite movie!
Pima received a famous aircraft in December 2004, the NASA ‘Vomit Comet’ which was regularly used in the training of astronauts preparing them for weightlessness. The ‘Vomit Comet’ name, unsurprisingly, comes from the fact that a number of the trainee astronauts surcome to sickness during their first flights. Every trainee is issued a sick bag just in case! – Read More
Make sure and check out the Plane Graveyard just north of this location!