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 www.gozerog.com.