Planck Mission in Virtual Reality

Overview
Program Element / Activity Title:
Planck Mission in Virtual Reality
E/PO Project Name:
Planck Mission
Contact Information:
Jatila van der Veen, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Planck Mission Education and Public Outreach
jatila@physics.ucsb.edu
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Short Description:

With this interactive simulation you can follow Planck on its mission to map the microwave emissions of the universe, and 'fly' through a virtual solar system, or fly inside Planck and explore the inside of the satellite.

For PC's or Laptops running Windows XP or higher, or Linux

See http://web.physics.ucsb.edu/~jatila/Planck-Mission-Sim/ to download the simulation and manual.

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Evaluation
National Priorities and Coordination Approaches as Articulated in CoSTEM:
  • Increase and Sustain Youth and Public Engagement in STEM