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Nasa, Microsoft Collaboration Will Allow Scientists to 'work on Mars'


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Simulated Mars environment

A screen view from OnSight, a software tool developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in collaboration with Microsoft. OnSight uses real rover data to create a 3-D simulation of the Martian environment where mission scientists can "meet" to discuss rover operations.

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

NASA and Microsoft have teamed up to develop software called OnSight, a new technology that will enable scientists to work virtually on Mars using wearable technology called Microsoft HoloLens.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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