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A section of Skylab floor grid from the shoe display. The shoes worn by astronauts on Skylab contained a triangular cleat which allowed the astronaut to anchor himself to the floor.

The sign reads

Skylab inflight shoes incorporated triangular cleats on the soles allowing crew members to anchor themselves on Skylab's metal grid floor.

Skylab floor grid and sneaker at U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Time picture taken Fri Oct 25 14:23:57 2002
Location picture taken Former Rocket City Legacy Exhibit
"Old" Museum
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
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