A new project from NASA and DigitalSpace
, the Educational Spacewalk simulator
, is designed to give students, educators and others a way to experience what astronauts aboard the space shuttle will be doing when they walk in space to repair the Hubble Space Telescope
With the help of NASA Ames Research Center and Johnson Space Center/Neutral Buoyancy Lab, DigitalSpace took underwater training video and analyzed it frame by frame in order to create the most realistic models and spacewalks.
Here, the simulation interface is shown, including the options to jump to spacewalks, to access camera views, to fast forward, or to find lost items.
The simulator requires a Windows computer and a good 3D graphics card.