• Meet the experts

    At ZARM you can find experts for all questions concerning research for space and research under microgravity conditions - ranging from physicists, mathematicians, IT specialists to engineers. more

  • The ZARM concept

    ZARM strives to set new standards - in science as well as in social responsibility. Diverse and multidisciplinary teams are our key factors for sustained scientific progress. more...

  • Microgravity at its best

    ZARM's most prominent facility is the Drop Tower Bremen providing 9.3 seconds of weightlessness  - more than any other earthbound laboratory worldwide. more

Die Schülerinnen und Schüler integrieren ihre Experimentaufbauten in die Fallkapsel und treffen letzte Vorbereitungen für den Test unter Schwerelosigkeit. 
ZARM-Institutsleiter Prof. Marc Avila begrüßt die Schulteams in der Fallturmhalle.

School teams perform their own microgravity experiments

On 6 June 2016, the DroPS project (Drop Tower Project for School Students) reached its final highlight. Three school teams conducted their own experiment in Europe's largest drop facility, the Drop... more

Freuen sich über die Verlängerung ihres Graduiertenkollegs „Models of Gravity“: Professorin Jutta Kunz (Universität Oldenburg) und Professor Claus Lämmerzahl (ZARM/Universität Bremen) Quelle: Universität Oldenburg

A full success for the University of Bremen

The German Research Foundation (DFG) approves all proposals of the University of Bremen for research training groups, among them "Models of Gravity" headed by ZARM at the University of Bremen and the... more

Darstellung des MICROSCOPE Satelliten; Quelle: CNES 2012; Illustr. D. Ducros
Einbau von Microscope in die Trägerstruktur der Sojus Rakete; Quelle: CNES
Microscope (unter einer Schutzhülle) auf dem Weg zur Integration in die 3. Stufe der Sojus Rakete; Quelle: CNES

First signals received from MICROSCOPE

On May 2, 2016, the MICROSCOPE project reached a major milestone when the experiment was activated and started transmitting the first data.more

ZEpHyR auf der Startrampe
ZARM-Team mit ZEpHyR-Rakete in Schweden

Successful launch of ZEpHyR

On 16 April 2016 at 11.57 a.m. the ZEpHyR rocket was successfully launched in spite of heavy snowfall. more