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It beats lazing on a beach…

发布时间:2019-02-27 09:12:03来源:未知点击:

SPACE enthusiasts with $10 000 to spare will soon be able to get a stomach-churning taste of the high life. Casey Aerospace, headed by former astronaut Ed Gibson, plans to offer a one-day “space experience”, including a flight on an aircraft that will make a series of dives to simulate weightlessness. The company aims to open a $50-million complex at a site in central Florida in 1998. The plane used by NASA for weightlessness training—pictured above during testing of a zero-gravity shower—has been nicknamed “the Vomit Comet” because of the nausea-inducing effects of repeated dives. But Gibson says most people can take 10 dives without ill effects. “We want to make sure that everybody comes away with a positive experience,” he says. Those who lack the stomach for freefall can stay on the ground,