The Challenge | Virtual Space Exploration

Generate Virtual Reality environments for the surface of the Moon and Mars! Obtain 3D models from NASA resources, such as Moon Trek and Mars Trek. Integrate 3D models of surface exploration systems and habitats. Develop and deploy the virtual world at a hosting service.

The Planets VR

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WebVR app to explore the surfaces of planets and moons.

Experiencing space previously developed "The Planets VR" for Android. This challenge was to develope a WebVR app of the solar system from scratch using preprepared image mosaics prepared by the USGS Astrogeology Research Program. This covers all the planets and major moons but is limited to a number of landing sites.

The code is available at

A demo is available at

The nest steps will be to add motion control and then exoplanets based on the latest data.

The solar system is not the limit.


SpaceApps is a NASA incubator innovation program.