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Fun in Zero-G: Weightless Photos from Earth and Space

The Bachelor Goes Zero G

ABC

ABC's "The Bachelor" took a weightless ride with Zero Gravity Corporation in Monday's episode.

George Takei Zero Gravity Flight

Al Powers

In celebration of "Star Trek's" 50th anniversary, George Takei — who played the original "Star Trek" crewmember Hikaru Sulu — took a Zero-G flight on Aug. 17. Takei was joined by "Star Trek" fans, his husband, Brad Altman, and Rod Roddenberry, CEO of Roddenberry Entertainment and the son of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry.

Space.com's Tariq Malik in Weightlessness

Robert Markowitz - NASA - JSC

Space.com managing editor Tariq Malik floats in weightlessness while shadowing the UC San Diego University Microgravity Team on a reduced gravity flight arranged by NASA.

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Tariq Malik

SPACE.COM EDITOR IN CHIEF — Tariq joined the Space.com team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became Space.com's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining Space.com, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.