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    ET2 Architecture?
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    Training: Flight Simulator
    Project: ET2 Architecture?
    For NASA astronauts, flight simulators and shuttle mock ups help rehearse the experience of launch, orbit and landing. The Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS) located at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX includes two simulators. The fixed base simulator provides a flight-deck mock up of the shuttle:

    This mock up pitches at different angles to simulate launch and flight.
    There is also a mock up of the mid-deck.

    For landing simulations, a Gulfstream II Business Jet is outfitted with cockpit, wing dynamics, and landing gear that simulate those of a shuttle:

    p.s. if you're into the radio-shack basement-built flight simulator, it's definitely possible:

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