Zero gravity flights coming to 12 US cities


You don’t want to drink the night before this high-altitude adventure.

The attraction is called Zero-G, and it puts tourists on the only plane in the United States certified for zero gravity flights – the kind of weightlessness possible on the International Space Station.

“It’s like being an astronaut,” said Zero Gravity Corp. CEO Matt Gohd in a phone interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal, which is part of the USA TODAY Network.

Zero-G has released its 2020 flight schedule, an expanded 12-city tour that includes stops in Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Houston; Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Miami; New England; New York; Orlando, Florida; San Francisco; Seattle and Washington, D.C.

Aboard a modified Boeing 727 called G-Force One, passengers on each trip wear flight suits and experience 15 periods of weightlessness.

Zero gravity elevates the cabin to superhero status. Here, you can soar like Superman or flip like an Olympic gymnast.

Here’s how it works

To achieve zero gravity, the pilot performs an acrobatic aerial maneuver called a parabola.

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