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3D virtual visit to the parabolic flight aircraft A300 ZERO-G

A moment of weightlessness: 3D virtual visit to the parabolic flight aircraft A300 ZERO-G

21 July 2010
This panoramic view of the Airbus A300 ZERO-G captures a moment of weightlessness on a parabolic flight. You can scroll across the image horizontally and vertically by holding down the mouse button or by using the arrow keys. The test equipment is secured to the aircraft cabin. A number of researchers are using floor-mounted lashings to prevent themselves from floating away from the equipment.
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Parabolic Flight

Motion sickness during parabolic flights

18 March 2010
The German Aerospace Center (DLR) connects every first-time flyer to measuring equipment on each parabolic flight. During the flight programme that concluded in March 2010, the equipment recorded how motion sickness indicators manifested themselves on first-time flyers experiencing weightlessness on board the Airbus A300. In this interview, DLR researcher Dr Bernd Johannes explains why these data are important for astronauts.
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04/09/2009 From Cologne/Bonn to weightlessness - Ten years of scientific parabolic flights by DLR
02/02/2009 Tenth anniversary for DLR's parabolic flights
30/01/2009 DLR as an albatross - Biologist Dr Ulrike Friedrich manages parabolic flights on behalf of DLR
21/01/2009 Tenth plasma crystal experiment series on board the ISS
05/08/2008 22 seconds – and many months: the long way to doing research in weightlessness
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