ECUADOR IMPOSES GUINNESS WORLD RECORD OF MICROGRAVITY
Today Thursday, June 19th at 10h00 the
Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE) and the Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency (EXA),
in the presence of the official delegate of Guinness World
executed the aerospace mission EXA/FAE-06 on board of the Ecuadorian
microgravity plane the 'Fuerza-G 1 Cóndor',
for the POSEIDON scientific project that established for first time in
history the first official world record of the
BEING IN MICROGRAVITY.
The children performed
flawlessly 18 parabolas with a total of
282 seconds in zero
G and Lunar gravity, none of them were affected
adversely, proving that, with a proper training, children and youngsters
can do scientific tasks in microgravity environments, like space.
Also, 3 more teams of young researchers were presented to the press as they will be the next to fly in microgravity missions in the very near future.
References in the Guinness website here
References in the World Records Academy here
References in the Ecuadorian Microgavity Flight Program website here
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