Couple Weds in Zero-Gravity

June 23, 2009 by Rico Mossesgeld  
Filed under Trends

Anyone with over $16,000 to spare can follow in the footsteps of Noah Fulmore and Erin Finnegan, who’ve made one small step for their relationship, and one giant leap for matrimony, in a weightless environment. A 209,500 pound flight gadget made the zero-gravity wedding possible.

Courtesy Reuters

Courtesy Reuters

$16,000+ apparently gets you a trip on a modified Boeing 727, designed to climb and drop quickly (the latter part to negate gravity for weightlessness), under the supervision of NASA. Bornrich.org reports the entire flight took 90 minutes, and involved 16 climbs and dives.

The newlyweds, both from New York and science fiction fans, said the next step was to deliver their first child in zero-gravity, to test the effects of weightlessness on neonatal existence. That was a joke, of course.


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