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May's 'vomit comet' space training


James May gets a taste of how it feels to be an astronaut on a mission to the Moon by experiencing weightlessness in a zero-gravity training flight known as the "vomit comet".

James May On The Moon will be broadcast on BBC Two at 9pm on 21 June 2009.

It is part of a month-long season of programming to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's landing on the moon on 20 July 1969.

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