Couple floats into zero gravity nuptials
The bride wore white and earrings resembling tiny planets, the groom a tuxedo and cuff links shaped like spacecraft, and the wedding party attended in blue jump suits.
New York City couple Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor floated into matrimony on Saturday thousands of feet (meters) above the Gulf of Mexico in what organizers said was the world’s first weightless wedding held in zero gravity conditions.
The couple exchanged wedding vows and rings — with some difficulty — and fumbled their kiss flying weightless inside the padded fuselage of a specially modified Boeing 727-200 aircraft, G-Force One, operated by Zero Gravity Corp, or ZERO-G, a company offering weightless flight experiences.
“It was weirder than I expected. … I’ve been to a lot of boring weddings, so I wanted to do something different,” said Finnegan, who wore a “space fashion” white pantsuit whose trouser bottoms fluffed out during the weightless moments.
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