NASA's Vomit Comet Trains Astronauts in the Ways of Weightlessness

With limited lab space aboard the ISS and skyrocketing launch costs, only the very best extra-terrestrial experiments make it into orbit. To put prospective experiments and astronauts alike through their weightless paces over the last six decades, NASA has relied on a gracefully arcing series of cargo planes called… » 3/16/14 11:00am 3/16/14 11:00am

The High Tech Movie Magic Behind Ender's Game's Zero-G Battle Room

The on-screen adaptation of Ender's Game is already filled with enough gorgeous cinematography to get space nuts drooling, but no scene hits that space envy button quite as hard Ender's Zero-G stint in the battle school war room. Design FX for Wired talked to the film's graphic team to see what it took to make those… » 11/04/13 5:59pm 11/04/13 5:59pm

Zero-G Defy Xtreme Stealth Watch Had Better Get You Noticed

The Zero-G Defy Xtreme Stealth by elite watchmaker Zenith is one of the most lust-worthy timepieces we've seen in recent history. Modeled after the famous Stealth Bomber, this blackened titanium watch (utilizing a PVD coating process) is specially crafted to keep time without extreme gravity throwing off your… » 2/24/08 11:20am 2/24/08 11:20am