A Q&A with Virtual Reality Pioneer Jacki Morie

Jacquelyn Ford Morie has been creating experiences since before Oculus VR founder Palmer Luckey was born. Her company, All These Worlds, is currently working on virtual reality experiences for NASA that aim to ease the social and psychological difficulties of long term space travel.

At the moment, NASA’s installing an early version of All These Worlds’ simulation at the Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA), located at NASA’s Johnson Space Center. Two astronauts cut off from the rest of the world as if they were actually on Mars will log into these virtual worlds during a two-week experiment. Then, at the end of the summer, “a group of scientists and engineers” will participate in a year-long Mars simulation at the

 

 

Curated from motherboard.vice.com

As virtual reality takes off with news Oculus Rift will be hitting shops early next year, VR pioneer Jacquelyn Ford Morie looks back at the technology and forward to where it is heading.

   

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