The Cat Who Experienced Zero G

by mrcookieface on December 19, 2004 · 10 comments

in Audio Visual,Sci-Tech

This cat had the ride of nine lifetimes aboard NASA’s KC-135 aircraft, otherwise known as the vomit comet.  The video comes from a 1985 experiment, and although the feline suffered no ill effects, it died in 2001 at the age of 16.

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  • fealty2dahriyah

    that is one of the greatest things of all times. I’d like to see the follow up experiment where the cut of the cats whiskers and then throw it around in near zero g.

  • Shadow Stalker

    What would be the point of that?

  • fealty2dahriyah

    I’m curious to see if the loss of balance w/o whiskers is affected by loss of gravity.

    What would be the point of that? <– what’s the point of nearly everything(other than survival) entertainment.

    plus it’s just mighty good fun

  • Shadow Stalker

    Poor thing doesn’t know which way to put it’s feet.

  • Thundarr

    So you can get pussy in space

  • .alphamonkey.

    You can’t get it here, why would it be different in space?

  • fealty2dahriyah

    wait… vomit comet sells trips now…. digital cameras at all time low… overfilled animal shelters… constant degradation of morals…. boys i think we have a new fetish to milk the internet cash cow.

  • .alphamonkey.

    Good luck with that.

  • fealty2dahriyah

    when I’m rolling in cat feces and cash, you’ll be like “I tried catlovin in highschool and thought it was hot, but socially uncool. oh, why did I give up such a lucrative profession?”

    I’m thinkin darryl, my high schools urbanlegend cat scagger, will be in on it. he’s still trying to impress people w/ his high school deeds like al bundy

  • lyn hagan

    in 2008 I put another cat in zero gravity, this time with two mice (though they were contained). See it on Youtube under Porculpa or look at my website or wiki entry to see stills and a short clip.

    Lyn x

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