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2009-06-22 05:35:00

Thousands of feet above the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, New York City couple Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor exchanged vows in the first ever weightless wedding held in zero gravity conditions, Reuters reported.  The wedding party in jump suits of blue attended the bride who was adorned in white with miniature planet-like earrings, while the groom sported a tuxedo with spacecraft-shaped cuff links. Inside G-Force One, a specially transformed Boeing 727-200 aircraft operated by a company...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.