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Tower
Location type: Tower
Location address: Deutschland, Bremen, Bremen
Number of texts: 2
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The Fallturm Bremen is a scientific tower of 146 m heigh. It is part of the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity or ZARM. They use it to produce weightlessness. It has a 123-meter-high drop tube, in which for 4.74 seconds (with release of the drop capsule), or for over 9 seconds (with the use of a catapult, installed in 2004) weightlessness can be produced.

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Fallturm Bremen is a drop tower at the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity at the University of Bremen in Bremen. It has a 123-metre-high drop tube (actual drop distance is 110 m), in which for 4.74 seconds (with release of the drop capsule), or for over 9 seconds (with the use of a catapult, installed in 2004) weightlessness can be produced. The entire tower, formed out of a reinforced concrete shank, is 146 metres high.

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