Find out how you can replicate the space experience without leaving the planet
WASHINGTON - Space tourism may still be just for billionaires - but a company called Zero G is offering what it believes may be the next best thing.
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With seats going for millions on flights like Blue Origin or Virginia Galactic, Zero G is giving people an opportunity to experience the weightlessness of space, without leaving earth.
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During the flight, the participants experience seven minutes of weightlessness.
At $7,500, the experience still isn’t cheap – but it’s far less than the billionaires’ alternative.
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And currently, Skittles is sponsoring a contest that gives the lucky winner a chance to try Zero-G out for themselves for free.