Take your research to a higher level25 March 2019
Take your research to a higher level25 March 2019 Drop Your Thesis! 2020 call for proposals Imagine dropping your experiment from 120 metres high to the floor below. For the few seconds it takes the experiment to fall that distance, the experiment experiences weightlessness similar to the perp...
Team Bubbles selected for Drop Your Thesis! 201903 December 2018
Team Bubbles selected for Drop Your Thesis! 201903 December 2018 Last week, ESA Academy selected a team for the 2019 Drop Your Thesis! programme. Team Bubbles, comprising four students from the International Space University in France, applied for the programme two months earlier, with an experiment that aims to le...
Students simulate a satellite landing on asteroids in ZARM’s Drop Tower 27 November 2018 A team of 6 students from Cranfield University spent two weeks in Bremen’s Drop Tower at ZARM and completed a set of 5 experiments, simulating gently landing a CubeSat on a C type asteroid.
Drop Your Thesis! 2019 open for proposals20 April 2018
Drop Your Thesis! 2019 open for proposals20 April 2018 Imagine dropping your experiment and watching helplessly as it falls 120 metres to the floor below. Accident? Disaster? Not at all. This is ESA’s Drop Your Thesis! programme and it is all in the name of science.
Selected team for Drop Your Thesis! 2018 announced19 December 2017
Selected team for Drop Your Thesis! 2018 announced19 December 2017 ESA Education is pleased to announce the Land3U team has been selected to develop and perform their experiment in microgravity conditions for the Drop Your Thesis! 2018 programme.
Drop Your Thesis! 2017 campaign concludes21 November 2017
Drop Your Thesis! 2017 campaign concludes21 November 2017 This year, right of access to the world-class ZARM drop tower facility in Bremen was granted to two university student teams from TU Delft and from the University of Seville, as part of the two weeks long Drop Your Thesis! 2017 campaign. Each tea...