WebbVR: The James Webb Space Telescope Virtual Experience

The wonders of space defy description – so see it for yourself! Explore the universe like never before in the fully immersive WebbVR experience. The James Webb Space Telescope and its infrared-light perception of the cosmos are simulated using NASA data, along with bonus information and interactive learning experiences.

The awe-inspiring WebbVR environment puts users in the midst of science concepts, presenting realistic, data-based collision physics, Newtonian gravity, gas viscosity, and the electromagnetic spectrum in a new, accessible way.

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Credits

Director:

Chad Smith

Additional Credits:

3D Unity Engineer: Sam Silverman, Project Scientist, Webb Science Communications: Dr. Alex Lockwood, Senior Informal Education Specialist: Tim Rhue, Senior Education and Outreach Scientist: Dr. Quyen Hart

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Christine Pulliam
cpulliam@stsci.edu
410-338-4200

Details

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Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Virtual Cinema Spotlight

Screening Category:

Virtual Cinema

Language:

English

Runtime:

20 mins