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Parabolic flight experiment
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- Title Parabolic flight experiment
- Released 19/12/2012 4:12 pm
- Copyright ESA
An experiment on an ESA parabolic flight. During the three-hour flight, an Airbus A300 aircraft and its occupants undergoes 30 parabolas. Each parabola lasts about a minute, of which the microgravity phase lasts around 20 seconds.
ESA performs parabolic flights to test equipment, conduct research and study how our bodies react to weightlessness.