Watch a drone drop a microgravity capsule in 1st-of-its-kind experiment (video)

Feb 3, 2023
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The article states that 5 seconds microgravity time is much more than in a drop tower.
To my knowledge the ZARM drop tower can give almost 10 seconds in one mode.
(https://www.esa.int/Education/Drop_Your_Thesis/The_ZARM_drop_tower_in_Bremen)

Also, the article does not mention the possibility to launch on sounding rockets, which gives around 5 minutes of micorgravity conditions.

Now, I see this cool venture as a first step for researchers on their way to longer times on parabolic flights, sounding rockets or orbital platforms.