My Esoteric Hobby

Space Station

Using multimedia resources found online, develop a virtual experience that would allow someone to experience a past or upcoming rocket launch as if they were observing it from a few miles away (i.e. a close, but safe distance from the launch pad). If possible, convey the impact that local/global/space weather has on a launch.


I created a way to recreate a launch using photospheres from Google maps. Additionally, one computer can host a launch and unlimited mobile viewers can experience it through their binoculars (google cardboard with mobile phones).

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Google Maps

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