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Can I experience zero gravity?

Last Updated: 6th May, 2020

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Similarly, you may ask, how much does it cost to experience zero gravity?

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Subsequently, question is, can you make a zero gravity room? We cannot. In fact, a zero gravity roomcannot be created anywhere in the universe. Hence unless there iszero mass in the universe, it's not possible to create azero gravity room. Gravity acts on the astronauts inspace shuttles when they go far away from Earth.

In this manner, does NASA have a zero gravity simulator?

Currently, NASA uses a modified C-9 plane tocreate simulations of a weightless environment, both fortraining purposes and to conduct weightlessness experiments(without the enormous costs of space travel). Today, a companycalled Zero Gravity Corporation (ZERO-G) offers thisexperience to the general public.

Can you experience weightlessness on earth?

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