Exciting Simulations has released “…. the new free, surprise Christmas Mission Pack for the Space Shuttle Mission 2007 simulator: the Ares I-X Test Launch.
The Ares I-X Test Launch mission contains real NASA comms from one hour before liftoff, until 10 minutes after liftoff. It shows all the events from liftoff, during flight, SEP, and splashdown, including the failed deployment of the third chute. The mission slide-shows between the various fixed observer KSC cameras, providing an experience similar to watching NASATV, but with the added advantage of being able to zoom in and follow Ares I-X during all the mission phases…..”.