Star Trek fans are about to have to opportunity to live the dream of going zero gravity with Captain Kirk.
Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) today announced a partnership with Roddenberry Adventures to offer a ZERO-G Experience with William Shatner, the iconic Star Trek star who played Captain Kirk in Star Trek: The Original Series and related Star Trek movies.
A limited number of tickets for the August 4 flight are now on sale.
“Going weightless will turn a dream into reality,” said Shatner in a statement. “I’ve always wondered what it would be like to actually explore the Final Frontier and now I have the opportunity to experience zero gravity firsthand. It will be an incredible adventure.”
“We want our travelers to have a journey they won't soon forget,” ZERO-G CEO Terese Brewster added. “Creating these weightless moments with the Roddenberry team helps us provide a remarkable memory this group will be able to share with one of the biggest names in entertainment."
"Our partnership with ZERO-G has opened amazing doors for Star Trek lovers, especially those who want to truly experience what it feels like to float in space with the man who helped solidify the Star Trek legacy,” Rod Roddenberry,
Here’s the event description provided by ZERO-G:
As thousands of Star Trek fans descend upon Las Vegas for the annual convention, Shatner and his crew for the day will embark on their own mission. Talented pilots at the helm of G-FORCE ONE®, ZERO-G’s specially modified Boeing 727, will perform a series of parabolic arcs to create the exhilarating feeling of floating through space. At the top of each arc, Flyers will soar through the plane in a floating playground, perform effortless tricks and flips and share a world known only by a small fraction of the population. Once back on terra firma, participants will have a chance to mingle with the Shatner during a meet and great session.
Tickets for the flight are $9,950 per seat plus a 5% tax and will include a ZERO-G flight suit, Regravitation Celebration, certificate of weightless completion and photos and video of the unique experience shared with the star. To purchase a spot, visit www.gozerog.com.0comments
Zero Gravity Corporation is a privately held space entertainment and tourism company whose mission is to make the excitement and adventure of space accessible to the public. ZERO-G is the first and only FAA-approved provider of weightless flight in the U.S. for the general public; entertainment and film industries; corporate and incentive markets; non-profit research and education sectors; and the government. ZERO-G’s attention to detail, excellent
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