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    testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans

    "Legendary astronaut Scott Carpenter, who passed away in the U.S. last week (October 10) following a stroke, belonged to an era when astronauts regularly risked their lives testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans."

    Does above sentence mean,
    " Legendary astronaut Scott Carpenter, who passed away in the U.S. last week (October 10) following a stroke, belonged to an era when astronauts regularly risked their lives while testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans.

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    Re: testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans

    How about by testing? It depends on whether they were always taking risks (my version) or whether some of the tests carried risks (yours).

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    Re: testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans

    "testing new technologies in conditions alien to humans" a participial phrase or gerund?

    Please explain.

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