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Stephen Hawking in zero gravity[edit]

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OriginalStephen Hawking enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a Boeing 727 in 2007.
Physicist Stephen Hawking enjoying zero gravity with a huge smile on his face. His article describes this event. The photo is not technically as good as it could be, for example file size is small (797KB), but good EV and a rare composition of him. This was in preparation for his space flight aiming to: "increase public interest in spaceflight and to show the potential of people with disabilities". His space flight didn't happen, but this photo did! This is FP on Commons.
Articles in which this image appears
Stephen Hawking, Reduced-gravity aircraft
FP category for this image
Wikipedia:Featured pictures/People/Science and engineering
NASA, published by Jim Campbell/Aero-News Network
  • Support as nominatorBammesk (talk) 01:37, 19 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Some artefacting, especially on the woman's trousers, I don't like, but it's a great image, and sometimes, drawing the reader in is enough EV. Adam Cuerden (talk)Has about 6.4% of all FPs 15:05, 19 March 2019 (UTC)
  • SupportYann (talk) 10:47, 20 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support --Walk Like an Egyptian (talk) 19:48, 20 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Quite unique. --Janke | Talk 22:20, 20 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support Illustrates the topics it's used for very well, and has strong EV. Nick-D (talk) 10:50, 22 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support. MER-C 18:18, 22 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - of course. — Rhododendrites talk \\ 04:45, 23 March 2019 (UTC)
  • Support - very unique photo DannyS712 (talk) 04:26, 28 March 2019 (UTC)

Promoted File:Physicist Stephen Hawking in Zero Gravity NASA.jpg --Armbrust The Homunculus 05:02, 29 March 2019 (UTC)