Zero Gravity Research Facility (B-2)

Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

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Description 

This facility was used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to study the physics of handling liquids in a zero-gravity environment. Knowledge of the characteristics of liquids in a low-gravity environment is highly important to spacecraft design, and is crucial to successful performance of high-energy liquid-fuel spacecraft. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, October 3, 1985

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 3, 1985
Reference number
85002801
Areas of significance
Other; Engineering; Science
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic functions
Air-related; Research facility
Current functions
Air-related; Research facility
Periods of significance
1950-1974; 1975-2000
Significant years
1966; 1985