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APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING AUGMENTED REALITY EXPERIENCE

THE SCIENCE BEHIND TIME’S NEW APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING AUGMENTED REALITY EXPERIENCE TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place 50 years ago this month. Users can watch an approximately...

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OnSight: Virtual Visit to Mars

OnSight is mixed-reality software that allows scientists and engineers to virtually walk and meet on Mars. It was created by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in collaboration with Microsoft, for the HoloLens. The software won NASA’s Software of the Year Award 2018. For more about NASA’s exploration of Mars, visit https://mars.nasa.gov

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NASA is using HoloLens AR headsets to build its new spacecraft faster

When you work at a factory that pumps out thousands of a single item, like iPhones or shoes, you quickly become an expert in the assembly process. But when you are making something like a spacecraft, that comfort level doesn’t come quite so easily. “Just about every time, we are building something for the first time,” says Brian O’Connor, the vice president of production operations at Lockheed Martin Space. Traditionally, aerospace...

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