On August 29, 2022, Felix & Paul Studios, the immersive production studio, will broadcast NASA’s Artemis I launch in an immersive Livestream hosted by retired NASA astronauts Karen Nyberg and Doug Hurley on Meta Quest. The Space Explorers: Artemis Ascending broadcast will begin promptly at 7:33am EST and will be accessible worldwide in virtual reality on meta quest, on Facebook 360, in domes and planetariums and via mobile operators.
As NASA’s first mission in the Artemis Program, Artemis I will be an uncrewed launch of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft. After this mission, NASA will eventually send the first person of color and woman to the moon, and enable human exploration of the Moon and Mars. Through the below platforms, viewers can stand at the feet of the giant Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft via VR/ 360°.
Space Explorers: Artemis Ascending Livestreams:
- Venues in Horizon Worlds via Meta Quest Headsets
- Facebook 360 on the Space Explorers Facebook page
- Live and replay on Orange “Immersive Now” and LG Uplus’ U+DIVE mobile applications
- 200+ domes and planetariums around the world live and/or on-demand post-launch such as Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium (Canada), Telus Spark Science Center (Canada), US Space and Rocket Center (US), Virginia Air & Space Science Center (US), Liberty Science Center (US), Adler Planetarium (US), Discovery Place Science (US), Planetário da Unipampa (Brazil), Planetarium of the Royal Observatory (Belgium), Museon-Omniversum (Netherlands), Tycho Brahe Planetarium (Denmark), Hamburg Planetarium (Germany), La Coupole (France), Lucern Planetarium (Switzerland), Armagh Observatory and Planetarium (Ireland), Netanya Planetarium (Israel), Rangsit Science Centre For Education (Thailand), Museum Victoria (Australia), and Live on an 8K high-resolution 20-meter LED dome at the Cosm Experience Center in Salt Lake City (US)
About Felix & Paul Studios:
Felix & Paul Studios is an EMMY® Award-winning creator of immersive entertainment experiences, creating unparalleled, highly engaging, presence-based experiences for the next generation of technology-enabled devices and venues. The studio’s catalog of over thirty 3D, 360-degree experiences exhibits the “industry’s best” in the new medium of immersive storytelling. For more information please visit: https://felixandpaul.com/.
About Meta Quest:
The Meta Quest team at Reality Labs lets people defy distance—connecting with each other and the world—through world-class VR hardware and software. The Meta Quest content team pursues the creation of best-in-class games, narrative experiences, and new VR use-cases like fitness, productivity, and travel. Meta Quest joins other teams at Reality Labs dedicated to cutting-edge research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more. Reality Labs is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation.
Source: NASA, Felix & Paul Studio, Meta Quest
*Space Explorers: Artemis Ascending is sponsored by Amazonand will be supported by fulldome distribution partners: COSM/E&S, RSA Cosmos/Konica Minolta, Sky-Skan, SSIA.