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2014-02-18 08:20:54

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate Upton and Sports Illustrated (SI) have taken swimsuit modeling where it's never gone before. Flying with Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G), Upton flipped, floated and modeled in true weightlessness - as if in outer space - for SI's 50(th) anniversary Swimsuit issue. Visit Swimsuit.Si.com for behind-the-scenes video and photos of Kate Upton's zero gravity shoot. Tweet It:.@KateUpton in space? Close - watch as she defies gravity...

Zero-G Corp Gives Virgin Galactic Ticket Holders A Weightless Ride
2013-10-07 15:27:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic continues preparations to soon offer passengers a few minutes in suborbital space, those who have already reserved a spot on the company's next-gen space plane are getting a chance to experience weightlessness ahead of schedule. Virgin Galactic has teamed up with Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) to provide future astronauts the opportunity to experience zero gravity without leaving the...

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2012-07-09 08:44:01

All chefs know that preparing the perfect chocolate mousse is one part science and one part art. ESA´s microgravity research is helping the food industry understand the science behind the foams found in many types of food and drink such as meringues and coffee. Not all foams are created equal. Consumers expect a chocolate mousse to keep its structure and taste on the journey from the supermarket to their fridge. But the froth on some drinks would seem strange if it did not disappear...

Louisiana Tech, NASA Partner On Zero-gravity Experiments
2011-09-04 05:33:38

  Researchers from Louisiana Tech University will be floating high above the Gulf of Mexico this month to conduct zero-gravity testing of an experimental DNA analysis instrument developed at Tech that could benefit future NASA astronauts. Dr. Niel Crews, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and Collin Tranter, a graduate student with the Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) say the instrument could be used to monitor the health of astronauts exposed to cosmic radiation...

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2011-01-14 08:06:10

A team of Dartmouth engineering students was recently selected to participate in NASA's 2011 Microgravity University which offers a Reduced Gravity Student Flight Opportunities Program. This NASA program enables undergraduate students to "propose, design, fabricate, fly and evaluate a reduced gravity experiment of their choice." The experience includes "scientific research, hands-on experimental design, test operations and educational/public outreach activities." The selected team of four...

2010-12-14 06:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The DNA Medicine Institute (DMI) successfully completed reduced-gravity experiments on its rHEALTH sensor for the 2010 Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology (FAST) program, at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Houston, Texas, at the end of September. The rHEALTH sensor is designed to extract a multitude of diagnostic information from a single drop of blood. Although designed for use in...

2010-10-07 08:05:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA recently sponsored a series of flights from Ellington Field in Houston to test technologies in reduced-gravity conditions. The flights marked the third year of operations for NASA's Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology program, called FAST. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The 16 research teams that participated were...

2010-06-23 16:11:00

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 4, Zero Gravity Corporation's (ZERO-G) G-FORCE ONE will take off from Dulles International Airport offering flyers a chance to experience independence from the law of gravity. Flyers will have the unique opportunity to float freely in complete weightlessness and celebrate the nation's birthday onboard ZERO-G's weightless flight. ZERO-G is the first and only FAA-approved provider of commercial weightless flights. (Photo:...

2010-05-19 12:19:00

LAS VEGAS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 29, Zero Gravity Corporation's (ZERO-G), G-FORCE ONE will take off from LAS airport offering flyers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to defy the laws of gravity. Guests will have the unique opportunity to float freely in complete weightlessness during ZERO-G's weightless flight. ZERO-G is the first and only FAA-approved provider of commercial weightless flights. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100519/NE07654 ) Flying ZERO-G is a...

2010-05-18 13:16:09

NASA selected 17 technology demonstration projects for reduced-gravity aircraft flights to demonstrate whether emerging technologies can perform as expected in the reduced-gravity environment of the moon and Mars, or the zero-gravity environment of Earth orbit. NASA selected the projects through its Facilitated Access to the Space Environment for Technology program, or FAST. The selected projects are from U.S. companies, universities and NASA laboratories from 10 different states. NASA will...


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