Browsing: NASA

Add-on or Expansion Pack

Beta to set your FSX experience alight…

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Spotted by our colleagues over at simFlight.de, FS Active Fires is a tool, currently undergoing beta testing, which downloads active fire data from the NASA FIRMS (Fire Information for Resource Management System) website and uses it to create large area fires within Microsoft Flight Simulator X. Currently at version 0.1.5, the beta…

News

R.I.P. Neil Armstrong

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Numerous news sources around the world are reporting the sad passing of aviation legend Neil Armstrong at the age of 82, following complications resulting from recent heart surgery. Although obviously most famous for being the first man to walk on the surface of the moon, Armstrong was also a combat…

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SimAVIO featured on CBS News

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Fly This Sim is proud to be featured on CBS Evening News, pretty cool guys ! Their Instrument builder software simAVIO appeared a few days ago in a video filmed with former NASA astronaut.

Other Simulations

The Space Shuttle Mission Simulator at the NASA booth

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Get prepared for the next version of Space Shuttle Mission Simulator. At the I/ITSEC show, the developers will not only answer questions about the sim, but they will also reveal for first time their plans, features and first alpha screens of the next version.” “We are happy to announce that…

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Supersonic Flight – The Future

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Supersonic Flight sans BOOM! In one of the latest online versions of WIRED magazine they report that Boeing and Lockheed Martin in collaboration with NASA have submitted ideas for some new designs for a futuristic supersonic airliner. The new plane could actually break the sound barrier without the accompanying sonic…

Freeware News

Project Opensky NASA Boeing

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Hiroshi Igami from Project Opensky reports that they have released a (freeware) Boeing 747SP Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA). For more details about this product, please refer to their weblog/forum, here.

Press Releases

Apollo Lunar Rover FS2004 Released

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Misho Katulic, the author of TerraBuilder, is “……. pleased to announce the release of its Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle add-on for TerraBuilder:Moon. Apollo LRV represents to date the most detailed and authentic software-based simulator of the first and only vehicle humans drove on another world. Built from the original NASA…

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Space Shuttle Mission 2007: Community Wiki and TeamSpeak

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In a press release sent to us by the SSM2007 Team, they wrote the following: A group of SSM2007 gurus have created an independent Wiki with tons of useful information which helps in completing SSM2007 missions successfully. The Wiki contains explanations and videos about various procedures such as RMS operations,…

Curiosities

NASA TV Live

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If you have an interest in the American space flights you’ll probably already know this, but you can follow everything that’s currently happening at the International Space Station on Web TV, just click here! The NASA website has a wealth of other really interesting information, photos and videos for you…