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NASA Taps Young People To Help Develop Virtual Reality Technology

Enlarge this image A virtual reality program developed by NASA could help scientists visualize the magnetic fields around the earth. NASA hide caption toggle caption NASA NASA has big hopes for virtual reality technology. The agency is developing a suite of virtual reality environments at Goddard Spaceflight Center in Maryland, that could be used for everything from geological research to repairing orbiting satellites. One displays fiery ejections from the Sun. In another, scientists can watch magnetic fields pulse around the earth. A virtual rendering of an ancient lava tube in…

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