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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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Shovsoft’s Lunar Flight on simMarket

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkm0apCWjOc It’s worth putting up that video again, we think, to advertise the addition of Shovsoft’s “Lunar Flight” to simMarket’s catalogue. If you’re after a break from the norm, a trip to the moon might be just the ticket and Lunar Flight gives you the opportunity to try your hand…

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And now for something slightly different…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkm0apCWjOc Shovosoft’s Lunar Flight isn’t a new release, but it’s one of those little gems that you find hiding at the back of the “Simulations” section of Steam where no-one ever seems to look. Billing itself as a “modern take on the classic arcade game, Lunar Lander” Lunar Flight takes…

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“Space Engine” Space Simulator

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We have one of our readers to thank for pointing this one out to us, but “Space Engine”, by Vladimir Romanyuk, is a free piece of software that, while maybe not a spaceflight simulator, might appeal to those of you interested in astral bodies. Dubbing itself  “space simulation software”, Space…

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Mars Simulator 2011

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httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm7RJH9v1V8&feature=player_embedded Land the rover and then explore, analyze and send your results to Earth. Discover if life and water exist or not on Mars. Manage an entire mission on Mars from landing safely to using tools like drill, infrared vision.. but beware of hazards such as sand storms and earthquakes.…

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Your Next Tourist Trip: Space Flight

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Sometimes one just gets caught off guard in this hectic world so full of daily information overload! Like when I first read about the New Mexico ‘Spaceport America’ being under construction. Since it is not April 1st today, I guess I can report on it. The plan is to have…

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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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Performance Boost For SSM2007

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Exciting Simulations reports “……. The Space Shuttle Mission 2007 upcoming Service Pack adds a new mission, new features, but most significantly, it brings with it a major increase in performance. Space Shuttle Mission 2007 hardware requirements are already pocket-friendly, but the development team has felt that it can squeeze more…

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Free Space Shuttle Mission 2007 Demo

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The folks at Exciting Simulations tell us that “…….now you can try your hands at the easiest of all Space Shuttle missions: STS-1. This was the maiden flight of the Space Shuttle program, and now you can fly it as part of a fully functional DEMO of the award-winning Space…