Stephen Hawking weightless, 1
The flight took off from the space shuttle landing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, under the auspices of a company called Zero Gravity. Zero-G's founder and CEO, Peter Diamandis (at right), is a prominent backer of commercial space travel and helps run the beyond space ventures to other fields of science, from genomics to energy efficiency for cars. At left is astronaut Byron Lichtenberg.
April 27, 2007 7:06 AM PDT
Photo by: Zero Gravity
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