Culture VR - Being an astronaut

Being an astronaut


Discover Thomas Pesquet’s adventure in space in two 360° virtual reality 15 minutes films.
Follow the French astronaut and American Peggy Whitson from their training on Earth all the way to spacewalk thanks to the first virtual reality images ever shot in space.
Part 1: At the NASA training centre in Houston (USA), experience the tests that prepare astronauts to travel into space.
After the high G-force centrifuge, you will be plunged into the gigantic pool designed to simulate extravehicular exits.
Part 2: Thomas Pesquet fulfils his childhood dream: he is about to take off for the International Space Station (ISS). Closely witness the Soyuz spacecraft’s take-off and arrival at the ISS.

Festival selections :
•Sunny Side Of The Doc
•360° Film Festival (Coup de cœur 2018)
•SMA Awards
•VR Arles
•Barcelona 360° VR Festival
•The Earth Days Film Festival
•Newimages Festival Paris
•Varilux Festival
•Cinéglobe Festival
•Virtuality Festival
•TURFU Festival
•FIPA Film Festival
•Luchon TV Film Festival (Innovative format 2019)


Passive 360° video

Description : The easiest format to set up and exhibit.

Platform compatibilty : Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, others

Technical Requirements : VR Headset, Swivel stool/chair, Compatible smartphone or desktop PC, Charger, Internet connection

Tutorial : watch here

User Mediation: 1 person for 10 to 20 VR stations

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