Kate Upton and a photography team boarded the Zero Gravity Plane at the Space Coast Regional Airport at Cape Canaveral for a photo shoot for the Sports Illustrated 50th anniversary swimsuit issue. The shoot was an homage to Jane Fonda's turn as Barbaralla, who had lots of intergalactic adventures.
The modified Boeing 727 flown is flown in a parabolic, roller-coaster maneuver to simulate a zero gravity environment. Kate does quite well in the chaotic environment. Watch the photographers and stylists as the gravity drops out -- they calmly continue doing their jobs while they go floating into the nearest wall. Take a look: