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Deutsch: Der bekannte Physiker Stephen Hawking (Mitte) genießt während eines Fluges an Bord einer modifizierten Boeing 727 der Zero Gravity Corporation (Zero G) die Schwerelosigkeit. Hawking, der an Amyotropher Lateralsklerose leidet, wird von (rechts) Peter Diamandis, Gründer der Zero G Corp., und (links) Byron Lichtenberg, dem ehemaligen Shuttle-Nutzlastspezialisten und jetzigem Präsidenten von Zero G, in der Luft gedreht. Kniend unter Hawking Nicola O'Brien, Hawkings Helferin, eine Krankenschwester. Bei der Feier seines 65. Geburtstages am 8. Januar 2007 gab Hawking seine Pläne für einen Schwerelosigkeitsflug bekannt, um sich auf einen Raumflug mit Virgin Galactic's Space Service' im Jahr 2009 vorzubereiten.
Ελληνικά: Ο σπουδαίος φυσικός Στήβεν Χόκινγκ (κέντρο) διασκεδάζει με τη μηδενική βαρύτητα κατά τη διάρκεια πτήσεις με τροποποιημένο Boeing 727 της Zero Gravity Corporation. Τον Χόκινγκ περιστρέφουν στον αέρα ο Πήτερ Διαμαντής (δεξιά) και Μπάιρον Λίχτενμπεργκ (αριστερά).
English: Noted physicist Stephen Hawking (center) enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. (Zero G). Hawking, who suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) is being rotated in air by (right) Peter Diamandis, founder of the Zero G Corp., and (left) Byron Lichtenberg, former shuttle payload specialist and now president of Zero G. Kneeling below Hawking is Nicola O'Brien, a nurse practitioner who was Hawking's aide. At the celebration of his 65th birthday on January 8, 2007, Hawking announced his plans for a zero-gravity flight to prepare for a sub-orbital space flight in 2009 on Virgin Galactic's space service.
Español: Stephen Hawking (centro) experimenta gravedad cero durante un vuelo a bordo de un avión Boeing 727 modificado, propiedad de la Zero Gravity Corporation. Hawking está siendo girado en el aire por Peter Diamandis (derecha), el astronauta Byron Lichtenberg (izquierda) y Nicola O'Brien, la enfermera y ayudante de Hawking.
Polski: Stephen Hawking cieszący się stanem nieważkości podczas lotu zmodyfikowanym Boeingiem 727 należącym do amerykańskiej firmy Zero Gravity Corporation. Hawking jest obracany w powietrzu przez Petera Diamandisa (z prawej) i Byrona Lichtenberga (z lewej).
Русский: Стивен Хокинг испытывает невесомость на борту специального тренажёра на базе Boeing 727.
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English: Stephen Hawking (center) enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corporation. Hawking is being rotated in air by (right) Peter Diamandis and (left) Byron Lichtenberg.


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