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Take control of the apollo 11 in virtual reality

Now you too could become an astronaut. Following a successful kickstarter, Immersive VR Education have released a trailer of their educational game.

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A detailed virtual reality simulation is now able to relive the Apollo 11 moon landing.

On 20 July, 1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the lunar surface, while Michael Collins stayed aboard the spacecraft in orbit around the moon.

A statement from the makers at Immersive VR Education reads, “The Apollo 11 mission changed the world back in 1969 and showed us all just how small and fragile our place in the universe is. Apollo also showed us what is achievable when great minds work together for a single goal.”

The Apollo 11 VR Experience features accurate digital models of the Saturn V Rocket, Apollo Command Module and Lunar Lander. It will also include the original real-time audio from the mission and interviews with the astronauts.

It works on the Facebook-owned Oculus headset, together with the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR.

Its main idea is to inspire the astronauts of the future.

“Our goal has always been to inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers and astronauts and we do believe that there is a child somewhere alive today on this planet that will one day walk on Mars,” said the statement.