Incredible footage of a NASA test subject being exposed to a space-like vacuum

In 1966 Jim le Blanc was exposed to a near-vacuum with almost disastrous consequences


The video above shows the moments when Jim le Blanc was subjected to a space-like vacuum in a NASA testing chamber in 1965. Interestingly, although an accident, it’s one of the only ‘experiments’ into how a human would cope in such conditions, and thus our modern knowledge of the effects rely upon this incident.

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