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ZERO-G takes Sports Illustrated model on weightless ride

19 February 2014

Flying with Zero Gravity Corp., model Kate Upton flipped, floated and modeled in true weightlessness as if in outer space for Sports Illustrated´s 50th anniversary Swimsuit issue.

The shoot took place on March 18, 2013. Upton and ZERO-G flew out of Space Coast Regional Airport inTitusville, Florida. A specially modified Boeing-727, known as G-FORCE ONE, performed a series of 17 parabolas 13 zero gravity and four replicating lunar gravity as Upton bounced and soared through the plane for the cameras.

Zero Gravity is a privately held space entertainment and tourism company whose mission is to make the excitement and adventure of space accessible to the public. Its website is at


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