2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Exploring a Holographic Mars

Friday, March 18
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon A
500 E 4th St

NASA scientists are walking on Mars, and you're going to join them soon.

While we haven't put a human physically on Mars yet, we've built the most accurate 3D reconstruction of Mars ever and partnered with Microsoft to build a mixed-reality system that is allowing scientists to explore Mars as if they were standing right beside the Curiosity Rover. It's the first enterprise application of Microsoft HoloLens and not only a breakthrough for scientists, but for everyone who longs to journey to another planet.

The NASA leads of this project will share the story of how it was built, the technologies that enable it, and the future of mixed and virtual reality space exploration.

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Jeff Norris

Mission Operations Innovation Lead

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Victor Luo

Sr Technical Lead

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory


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