Couple Says "I Do" In Zero Gravity, Leads Subsequently More Boring Life Together

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It's not hard to spend $16,000 (or much, much more) on a wedding. So you might as well get a zero gravity flight out of the deal.

New Yorkers Erin Finnegan and Noah Fulmor tied the knot on Zero Gravity Corp's G-Force One, a padded Boeing 727-200 flown with parabolic zero-g-inducing maneuvers.

The bride had to tie her hair down so that it didn't float. The groom wired his tux tails so that they wouldn't develop a mind of their own.

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As you might expect, the ceremony was actually quite awkward since it consisted of a multiple microgravity first-timers donning formal gowns. At one point, a member of the bridal party's ring floated off, confusing the bride and groom as to just what to do with a third wedding band.

And then there was the magic of the first kiss:

"The physics of the first kiss were off. I could feel where I was going, I knew where I needed to be, but it was hard to reconcile the differences," he told reporters.

"Noah knocked into my nose and I thought it would bleed," Finnegan said.

Beautiful. Read the full story over at Reuters. [Reuters via Bornrich]

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I wonder what state issued the license for this and did they have to be over its air space for the legalities to be observed. Imagine the paperwork if they ever got divorced.