Latest in Entertainment

Image credit:

OK Go flies in zero G for its latest music video

Floating weightlessly is so much fun... if you're not susceptible to motion sickness.
Mariella Moon, @mariella_moon
February 11, 2016
Share
Tweet
Share
S7 Airlines

Sponsored Links

Chicago-based band OK Go has released a fun and colorful music video shot entirely inside a parabolic plane. Since a parabolic flight goes up and down like a wave, it induces periods of microgravity and hypergravity (1.8 times the strength of gravity). Space agencies have been using the technique for decades to train their astronauts before shipping them off to space.

While it looks like the band had lots of fun -- you can see them in the video floating weightlessly and doing acrobatics -- these flights are no joke. They can be so intense that NASA's first parabolic plane was dubbed the "Vomit Comet." OK Go joined forces with Russian carrier S7 Airlines to shoot the video, but you have a choice closer to home that's tried and tested by Stephen Hawking.
OK Go - Upside Down & Inside Out

Hello, Dear Ones. Please enjoy our new video for "Upside Down & Inside Out". A million thanks to S7 Airlines. #GravitysJustAHabit

Posted by OK Go on Thursday, February 11, 2016

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
Tweet
Share

Popular on Engadget

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

Engadget's 2020 Back-to-School Guide

View
Space Force official logo and motto unveiled

Space Force official logo and motto unveiled

View
Nreal Light mixed reality glasses launch in Korea with the Galaxy Note 20

Nreal Light mixed reality glasses launch in Korea with the Galaxy Note 20

View
Nintendo 'gigaleak' reveals the classic games that never were

Nintendo 'gigaleak' reveals the classic games that never were

View
California wins injunction against Uber, Lyft classifying drivers as contractors

California wins injunction against Uber, Lyft classifying drivers as contractors

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr