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Microgravity Laboratory of Japan


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A commercial facility at Toki City, Japan, providing a drop tower for microgravity research. The free-fall tube is 100 m deep, which creates a microgravity atmosphere for 4.5 seconds. Each of the three payload capsules is 2.28 m long and can accommodate a payload weight of 400 kg. An experiment cycle normally takes 90 minutes.

Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.


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