Virtual Reality

A MIXED-REALITY TRIP TO MARS

It’ll be years before the first astronauts leave the launch pad on Earth to journey to Mars. But starting September 19, visitors to the Kennedy Space Center visitor complex in Florida will get a taste of what those astronauts will see when they touch down on the Red Planet. “Destination: Mars,” a mixed-reality experience designed […]

SPACEVR SELECTS PUMPKIN TO BUILT WORLD’S FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY SATELLITE

SpaceVR, a venture-funded startup developing the world’s first virtual reality hardware and software platform enabling users to experience space firsthand using any mobile, desktop, or virtual reality device, has selected Pumpkin Space Systems Inc. (Pumpkin) as its prime contractor to build SpaceVR’s Overview 1 CubeSat bus hardware and space flight software. The Overview 1 hardware […]

NASA CONCEPTS BRING PRECISION TO NEW VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE

Advances in virtual reality are creating remarkable opportunities for individuals to immerse themselves in worlds that are impossible, unlikely or simply out of human reach right now. Mars 2030, a new interactive, virtual Mars experience, would allow people to simulate life on the Red Planet. The project, a collaboration between NASA, multi-platform media company FUSION […]

SPACEVR WANTS TO BRING AN ASTRONAUT’S PERSPECTIVE TO EARTH

SpaceVR, a company with the goal to be the world’s first virtual reality platform to share 360-degree content from the International Space Station (ISS), has relaunched its Kickstarter campaign. The project encourages backers to become astronauts by helping to fund Overview One, SpaceVR’s high-definition virtual reality camera that will be placed on the ISS’s cupola, […]

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