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Now You Can Take A Zero-G Flight

May 23, 2007

“If world-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking can go zero-G, so can you. Now, if you have $3500, you can be weightless without even taking a space flight. What do you get for your thousands of dollars? You get the ride of your life, that’s what.The 90-minute trip aboard the Vomit Comet (not its real name, but a nickname NASA flyboys gave to any plane flying so rambunctiously) just became available to the general public, and includes 15 parabolic maneuvers, where each time the plane goes into a steep dive, you feel weightless for about 25 seconds.”