” Behold the pinnacle of human invention. Sports Illustrated had the fantastic idea to shoot supermodel Kate Upton into the sky and then film her while she floated around in a bikini. Now we all know what Kate Upton looks like at Zero-G in a swimsuit. The answer, unsurprisingly, is great.”
Although Kate has been relegated to the back cover of Sports Illustrated’s Fiftieth Anniversary Swimsuit Edition , it took three young ladies to do it . However , the editors at SI are not stupid . They put Kate , a bikini and zero-gravity together for a very interesting photo shoot and along with the stills came the requisite video of the momentous union .
Below is the SI video itself and at the bottom is a video from 1OneMinuteNews that shows parts of the clip but most interestingly offers some background on the science involved in the making of the zero-g atmosphere aboard the “Vomit Comet” .
The official SI video …
And the informative science of the “Vomit Comet” ...
i09 has more pictures and the rest of the story