Flying around Mars and through star data in CAVE2 system
Standing in the CAVE2 system while interactively flying around a 3D representation of Mars and through star data from the European Space Agency Hipparcos mission.
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This research is supported by a National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation grant under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The award, "MRI-R2: Development of the Next-generation CAVE Virtual Environment (NG-CAVE)" (grant CNS 09-59053), is under the direction of Andrew E. Johnson, Jason Leigh, Maxine D. Brown and Tom Peterka, May 2010 to April 2013.
You can learn more about research in the CAVE2 system in NSF press release 12-228, State-of-the-Art Virtual Reality System Is Key to Medical Discovery. (Date of Image: 2012)
Credit: Photo by Lance Long; courtesy Electronic Visualization Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago
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