Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of drop tower

Translation: tour d'impesanteur

Definition: A tall tower with an inner shaft for conducting experiments in conditions of weightlessness.

Other Definition: None

Synonym: free-fall tower