In Photos: Zero-G Flight Grants Weightless Wishes for Kids

A Unique Team


The eight children were accompanied by two adults and astronaut companions. From left to right in the blue spacesuits: Thomas Reiter (Germany), Tim Peake (UK), Frank de Winne (Belgium), Claudie Haigneré (France), Jean-Francois Clervoy (France) and Maurizio Cheli (Italy).

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Christine Lunsford
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Christine Lunsford joined the team in 2010 as a freelance producer and later became a contributing writer, covering astrophotography images, astronomy photos and amazing space galleries and more. During her more than 10 years with, oversaw the site's monthly skywatching updates and produced overnight features and stories on the latest space discoveries. She enjoys learning about subjects of all kinds.