INTERNATIONAL: NEWS DIGEST - Hawking at zero.
Mr Hawking, who uses a wheelchair and is almost completely paralysed by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, plans to go on a weightless flight in Florida on April 26, officials at the flight operator said yesterday.
The flight, operated by Zero Gravity Corporation, a Fort Lauderdalebased space tourism and entertainment company, will take off and return to a landing strip at the Kennedy Space Centre.
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|Publication:||The Birmingham Post (England)|
|Date:||Mar 2, 2007|
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