Sunday, May 7, 2017

2017 EDU: HOBBIES: The International Spaceflight Museum in Kitely

The International Spaceflight Museum in Kitely
Mike Lorry gave the Metaverse Tour group a Tour of the newly opened International Spaceflight Museum on Kitely.  Mike acted as Museum Docent, explaining the exhibits, in terms of  their historic, current, and future importance.

Go there

  • HG address: 
  • grid.kitely.com:8002:ISM2
  • Put the HG address in the Find bar of the world map, click FindTP
  • In Kitely, use the Firestorm hop:
  • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/ISMuseum/59/465/22
  • Put the hop in the address bar of Kitely. Enter
  • Web site: The International Spaceflight Museum
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    Space shuttle Atlantis
    It will never get off the ground
    The International Spaceflight Museum is operated by ISMuseum, a Texas non-profit corporation, and now a US 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit as well. It is a virtual museum with no Real Life brick-and-mortar locations
    Vertical assembly building
    Ballons in the space program
    Too Tall
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    Pull back to get some complete
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    We can fly to get a better look
    • Fortunately, avatars have superpowers, like flying.
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    A distance shot gets more
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    These are scale models
    • Model building is a popular activity in virtual worlds
    • Here it contributes to the development of the International Space Flight Museum
    • A museum in virtual reality is open 24/7.  No cost, no driving, no parking.
    • It is right there in your living room.  Or in any school room. 
    Candidates for student reports

    In a student report on an aspect of spaceflight, students learn:

    • to do research on the internet.
    • to organize information into an effective presentation.  
    • to describe a complex object.
    • to describe how a complex project is executed.
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    News and Notes

    The Hypergrid WIP Show

    • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. 
    • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, promotion, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
    • Selby will be doing test video capture of presentations in voice.  These may be posted on YouTube.
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    • Presentations are in voice and text.  
    • For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  
    • Voice presentations may be captured in video.  
    • Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog and elsewhere.

    Next WIP show

    • Cancelled -- Mothers's Day Next WIP show: Sun. May 14 Noon SLT 
    • Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
    • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
    • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22
    • Pandora Location: (second Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • world.narasnook.com:8900
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 

            HG links-- depending on your interests 

            Communities in the virtual worlds

            Radio in the virtual worlds

            Metaverse beginner help

                                  Schools in virtual worlds


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