NVIDIA recreates Mars in VR with 'Mars 2030'

NVIDIA recreates Mars with 'Mars 2030' in VR, has 1 million VR rocks in the world.

Published Tue, Apr 5 2016 11:52 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:00 PM CST

GTC 2016 - NVIDIA is looking to be BFFs with Matt Damon, recreating Mars with its new Mars 2030 experience at GTC 2016.

NVIDIA recreates Mars in VR with 'Mars 2030' | TweakTown.com

The company worked with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak and NASA, with 8 million square kilometers of satellite imagery of Mars. There's even hand-sculpted rocks, with 1 million of them, as well as the design of the rover, habitat, and space suit designs coming from NASA.

Even the sound of the rover is real, with sound being recorded by NASA driving the Mars rovers around in real life, at the Johnson Space Center.

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