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weightlessness

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Armchair astronauts fly weightless in California

Zero-G inks a deal with NASA in Silicon Valley so that the company can fly its commercial weightless flights on G-Force One from the space agency's Moffett Field.

By February 14, 2008

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Robo-doc to perform weightless surgery

Telerobotic surgery performed in zero-gravity environment holds promise for medicine in space and on the battlefield.

By September 22, 2007

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Fresh crew, billionaire clown reach space station

Wearing a red clown nose, the founder of Cirque du Soleil floats into the International Space Station, saying he had no problems adapting to weightlessness.

By October 2, 2009

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Planet CNET: running low on oxygen

On this episode of Planet CNET, we experience weightlessness, dissect a thousand-dollar cell phone, and willingly wear spandex on camera.

By October 1, 2008

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Bob Geldof will be first rock-n-roller to blast into space

The Boomtown Rats frontman and Live Aid mastermind is scheduled to be a passenger on a commercial flight to go see the cosmos up close and personal.

By September 11, 2013

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Skylab: America's first space base

NASA marks 40th anniversary of the space science outpost Skylab.

By May 12, 2013

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How Sports Illustrated shot Kate Upton in a bikini and zero gravity

Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue has just hit newsstands, and it contains photos of a weightless Kate Upton. But shooting a supermodel in zero gravity turns out to be a lot more chaotic than it appears.

By February 18, 2014

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SpaceShipTwo fires rocket engine in supersonic flight

The space plane hits Mach 1.2 as Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sees "full space flight" by the end of 2013.

By April 29, 2013

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NASA astronauts aboard ISS to host live Google+ Hangout

Curious how life changes without gravity? Three astronauts living in the International Space Station will answer those questions and more in a February 22 Google+ Hangout.

By February 7, 2013

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Fly Virgin, earn a shot at space

You might rethink the monotony of collecting frequent flyer miles after seeing this space-faring promotion from Virgin America.

By August 31, 2012