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2010-04-12 09:42:00

TITUSVILLE, Fla., April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 17 and again on the 24th, Zero Gravity Corporation's (ZERO-G), G-FORCE ONE will take off from the Space Coast Regional Airport offering fliers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to defy the laws of gravity.

2010-03-09 15:38:00

LOS ANGELES, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Cruises is announcing yet another industry first: one-night excursions to Russia's former top secret Cosmonaut Training Center, Star City.

2009-06-22 12:55:16

The New York couple who became the first to marry in zero gravity said the high altitude ceremony was beautiful. Saturday's wedding of Noah Fulmor, 31, and Erin Finnegan, 30, was broken into 30-second segments as the Zero Gravity Corp.'s modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft made parabolic arcs high in the atmosphere to simulate moments of weightlessness, WKMG-TV, Orlando, Fla., reported Monday. When you're floating, and it's under control, it's beautiful, Fulmor said after returning to Earth at...

2009-04-22 15:54:50

The European Space Agency is offering European students the chance to conduct experiments in microgravity by taking part in the Fly your Thesis! program. The program enables university students to participate in a series of parabolic flights on the Airbus A300 Zero-G aircraft. Fly your Thesis! requires each team of students to design a scientific experiment to be performed in microgravity as part of their master's or doctoral thesis or research project.

2006-05-10 15:51:01

By Wes Orshoski NEW YORK (Billboard) - Metal band Tool plans to release a DVD single in the coming weeks to promote "Vicarious," the seven-minute single from its chart-topping new album.


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