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Esa's 'Zero-G' Airbus A-300 is starting to escape gravity's grip
Paris, France - Plane will take off from Bordeaux-Merignac
This 'Zero-G' Airbus A-300 parked in Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport is really a laboratory with wings. Within a week a dozen scientific teams will be aboard it as it thrusts skyward, then free-falls and in so doing briefly cancels out the effect of gravity. Esa's 34th Parabolic Flight Campaign begins with a week of preparation and training for the experimenters involved. Then from next Tuesday French firm...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency