Stone Student a Zero Gravity "Body Double" for Stephen Hawking!
04/26/07 Filed in: Science Research
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A Stone Middle School Science and Technology Choice Program Student served as a “body double” for Stephen Hawking on March 25th, testing the body positioning and management prior to the famous scientist’s zero-gravity flight on March 26th.
Ted S. was selected for two reasons:
“We need to define rather quickly a young man that fit the physical parameters,” said Gwendolyn Anello, vice president of education and research for Zero Gravity Corp. “We also wanted someone who would appreciate the opportunity to be the body double for one of the finest minds of our time.”
read more about this exciting opportunity in the Florida Today News Article
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