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

The Bachelor Goes Zero G


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

George Takei Zero Gravity Flight

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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.'s Tariq Malik in Weightlessness

Robert Markowitz - NASA - JSC 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 is the Editor-in-Chief of and joined the team in 2001, first as an intern and staff writer, and later as an editor. He covers human spaceflight, exploration and space science, as well as skywatching and entertainment. He became's Managing Editor in 2009 and Editor-in-Chief in 2019. Before joining, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times covering education and city beats in La Habra, Fullerton and Huntington Beach. 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 Twitter.