MTV Reality Star Rob Dyrdek to Fly Zero G Flight

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin (center, full head of hair) aboard a Zero G flight.

ZERO-G PRESS RELEASE

Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G®), the first and only FAA-approved provider of commercial weightless flights, will host its exclusive ZERO-G Weightless Experience in Houston, Texas on Saturday, August 15. For the first time ever, ZERO-G is bringing the one-of-a-kind adventure to the public of Southern Texas.

Passengers will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly with Rob Dyrdek, professional skateboarder and MTV reality television star. Limited seats will be available as Dyrdek will be flying with ZERO-G to photograph a new ad campaign for his DC Dyrdek Collection, which features shoes, apparel and accessories.

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Space Adventures Eric Anderson Bemoans Monopolies

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin aboard a Space Adventures microgravity flight.

Vacation In Space? It’s Possible … For The Rich
NPR

“It’s really been a lack of competition,” says Eric Anderson, who heads a company called Space Adventures.

He adds that during the space race with the Soviet Union, the technology involved in spaceflight was practically a state secret.

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Couple Weds in Zero G

Couple floats into zero gravity nuptials
Reuters

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.

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Teachers, Here’s Your Chance to Fly in Zero G

Northrop Grumman Press Release

The Northrop Grumman Foundation is accepting teacher applications for the 2009 Weightless Flights of Discovery. This annual professional development program allows teachers to prepare for and participate in micro- and zero-gravity flights to test Newton’s Laws of Motion with the purpose of taking the experience back into their classrooms to energize their students in science and math subjects during the formative middle-school years.

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Millionaut Garriott to Officiate at Zero G Wedding

So in love they could float away: Brooklyn couple to wed in zero gravity
New York Daily News

Self-confessed sci-fi addicts Noah Fulmore, 31, and Erin Finnegan, 30, will travel to the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., to exchange their vows while literally walking on air.

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Applications Available for Teacher Weightless Flights

PRESS RELEASE

The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) Foundation is accepting teacher applications for the 2009 Weightless Flights of Discovery program, an initiative that places teachers on micro- and zero-gravity flights to test Newton’s Laws of Motion and energize students in the formative middle-school years.

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Still Seats Available for Zero-G Flight on Saturday

Got nothing to do on Saturday? Anywhere near DC? Got a spare 5 grand lying around?

This is YOUR luck day. Zero G has yet to sell out its March 14 flight from Dulles International Airport. For only $4,950, you can experience about 7.5 minutes of weightlessness on the company’s specially modified 727 jet. And because of Virginia’s “Zero G Zero Tax” policy, there are no additional levies on the trip.

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