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Lidos in Space
Speaking of swimming pools, here's an illustration of what an orbiting, low-gravity swimming pool might look like.

Space Swimming Pool

The pool itself is a large cylindrical drum rotating slowly about its main axis. Due to this rotation, the water is pressed against the sides.

Because of the lack of natural buoyancy, terrestrially-taught swimmers might struggle a bit when trying to keep their heads above water. But at least here, starting with a hard kick, one could take off from the “bottom” and then do a slow flying series of loop-de-loops before diving into a floating water blob for a couple of laps before again reverse-diving into the “ceiling.”

This is where the sea is the sky is the sea.


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