Watch Autoblog take a experience within the vomit comet
For our two hundredth episode, we needed to ship host Jonathon Buckley the place no Translogic host had gone earlier than. And whereas it is not technically the ultimate frontier, a Zero-G flight and astronaut coaching on the Nationwide Aerospace Coaching and Analysis middle received us nearer than ever to the celebs.
First, Bucko experiences the crushing g-pressure of suborbital flight within the Phoenix centrifuge simulator on the NASTAR middle in Southampton, PA. Then it is off to Las Vegas to expertise weightlessness throughout a Zero-G Expertise parabolic flight.
“It is a big arc,” stated Zero-G pilot Erich Domitrovits. “We just about go as quick as we will, after which we get right into a pull… and once we run out of velocity I begin to push over. And once I push and relying on how onerous I push, is the quantity of weightlessness you are feeling.”
“A great way to think about it’s, you will be floating identical to anyone threw you want a soccer, and we’ll be shifting the airplane round you.”