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What if you could visit the International Space Station from the comfort of your home?

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Date: Tuesday 24 November 2015
Venue: Hawthorn Community Precinct, 584 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn

NASA astronaut working outside the International Space Station on the second spacewalk of expedition 45. Credit: NASA

What if you could visit the International Space Station from the comfort of your home?

Now you can, via Virtual Reality Technology!

In the last of our popular What if? lectures for the year, we're giving you the chance to experience a space-walk around the International Space Station and learn about other applications for Virtual Reality Technology such as in marketing, education and outreach.

Speakers:

Norman Wang, Swinburne Games and Interactivity Graduate, PhD Candidate and Business Development Manager for Opaque Multimedia

Peter Ciszewski, Program Coordinator, Digital Marketing Technology, Department of Film and Animation, Swinburne University of Technology


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What if? Unique ideas from university to community is a series of lectures presented by Swinburne University of Technology and hosted by the City of Boroondara Library Service. These highly engaging talks showcase the exciting research and activities that Swinburne staff and students are working on right now.

The lectures are held on the third Tuesday of the month from March to November 2015 at the Hawthorn Community Precinct.