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  1. Space cadet sees breakfast again in G-force tests

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Phoebe Cheng. Here's the latest from Perveen Crawford, Hong Kong's first licensed female pilot and among the first passengers on Virgin Galactic in 2009. Last week she was in Philadelphia for additional centrifuge training. Besides lectures and seminars, she experienced space G-force in a simulator. The machine ...

  2. In the paws of fate

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Esther Sun At first, G-Force seems set simply on eliciting 'awws' from the audience. But this new Walt Disney flick offers much more: 3D effects, animal spies and the fate ... previously teamed up on Armageddon and box-office smash hit The Rock. Yeatman sees G-Force as a leap forward in filmmaking. 'To [combine] a mixture of live action and animation is a big ...

  3. A force to reckon with

    Posted Aug 30th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... G-Force itself cannot be accused of having compromised the rights of its little rodent stars in any way, as they are computer generated. ...

  4. Furry rodents on a mission to save the world

    Posted Aug 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and their mission to save the world. G-Force sees two-time Oscar-winning visual effects master Hoyt Yeatman at the helm. Yeatman and Bruckheimer have teamed up before in Armageddon, Kangaroo Jack ... appeared in films such as The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy and Charlie's Angels. With 3D photo realistic, quirky characters that prove that size really doesn't matter, G-Force ...

  5. Fun fair aims to draw 1.5m visitors

    Posted Dec 08th 2006, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung The AIA Hong Kong World Carnival starts at Tamar next Friday, with organisers hoping to attract 1.5 million visitors in 101 days, despite ticket prices ranging up to HK$225 for the fun fair, for which entry was formerly free. Carnival general ...

  6. Magazines - Style - Watches

    Second to none

    Posted May 08th 2014, 11:46pm

    ... the G-force generated by their swing. The mechanism is integrated into the heart of the tourbillon movement, housed within a ceramic case reinforced for strength and coloured a vibrant fairway green, ...

  7. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Inside Bloodhound SSC, the car aiming to crack the 1,000mph mark

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:21am by The Guardian

    ... the effects of the huge G-forces that will be exerted on him. Green said it would be noisy and hot. And though he is the current land-speed record holder, having set the record in Thrust SSC in 1997, ...

  8. Bad design led to theme park deaths

    Posted Sep 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Stephen Chen Six people died at a Shenzhen amusement park in June because of a bad design that led to a broken bolt, the official investigation has found. The tragedy happened on the Space Journey ride, similar to a carousel but spinning nearly four times as fast to give riders, strapped in pairs in 12 capsules, the g-force sensation of a rocket's take-off. The capsules were ...

  9. Fantasy artist on top of his game

    Posted Aug 21st 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Celine Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun, additional reporting by Celine Sun If you like Japanese animation then you'll know Yoshitaka Amano. The cult illustrator behind G-Force (Gachaman), Vampire Hunter D and video game Final Fantasy has been elevated to the status of serious artist. In town for an exhibition at Festival Walk as well as a Chivas-sponsored cocktail party at the Kee Club, Amano-san ...

  10. News - World - DENMARK

    Countdown gets closer for Danish amateurs' first budget space flight

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... capacity for g-forces. "We didn't have the money to hire Nasa's facilities so we went to Copenhagen's Tivoli Gardens and tested the g-forces on fairground rides instead," said Bengtson. "The Vertigo ride has exactly the same g-force as our rockets, so we hired it for a day." As a father-of-two, it has been agreed that Bengtson will sit out the first ...




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