DropTES Rounds

OPEN for Applications: from 14 November 2022 to 22 January 2023

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Press release: UNOOSA,  ZARM and DLR open next round of applications to conduct microgravity experiments at the Bremen drop tower  

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Previous Rounds

The seventh round opened in 2020, the winner of this round is Universidad Católica Boliviana "San Pablo" team. The objective of their experiment is to determine the 3D printing feasibility under microgravity conditions, measure intra-structure remaining liquid resin after light exposure, and compare manufacturing time, amount of used material while processing the same piece between 2 different approaches.

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The sixth round opened in 2019, the winner of this round is  Politecnico de Milano "Polimi" team. The objective of their experiment is to analyze the lateral sloshing of a ferrofluid solution in low gravity with the aim of measuring its oscillation frequency while subjected to different magnetic field intensities.

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The fifth round opened in 2018, the winner of this round is University of Bucharest and Politehnica University of Bucharest. The objective of their experiment is to expose medicine droplets containing aqueous chlorpromazine (CPZ) solution to both laser radiation and microgravity conditions.

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The fourth round opened in 2017, the winner of this round is the Warsaw University of Technology. The objective of their experiment is to verify, in vacuum and microgravity conditions, the deployment of the deorbit sail system on their two-unit CubeSat called "PW-Sat2".

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The third round opened in 2016, the winner of this round is Instituto Tecnólogico de Costa Rica and Universidad de Costa Rica. The objective of their experiment is to expand the technical knowledge and information on the behaviour of a reduced-scale robotic arm manipulator such as dynamics, motion, and control under microgravity conditions.

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The second round opened in 2015, the winner of this round is Universidad CatólicaBoliviana. The objective of their experiment is to examine and evaluate the property of an alloy of Nickel and Titanium "Nitinol" under the microgravity environment

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The first round opened in 2014, the winner of this round is German Jordanian University (Jordan). The objective of their experiment is to investigate the stability of tether dynamics for satellites with electromagnetic tether systems using a Tilger, a mass damper.

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