Dave Leggett | 27 April 2007
How does a modified Boeing 727 get you to experience some Zero G? Nice chart in this article (it's called 'parabolic flight' - nice term). And Stephen Hawking getting to do this? Ruddy awesome. The bloke looks pretty happy in the photograph and good on him. Watch the video clip and tell me that you don't feel slightly better about the world we live in. I hope he makes it into space. I'm well and truly in the wind-down zone now and I'd just like to wish everyone out there a happy weekend.
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