Use Microsoft Photosynth To Examine Space Shuttle Endeavour's Tiles

Status Report From: Microsoft Live Labs
Posted: Tuesday, August 21, 2007


As the seven-member crew of the Space Shuttle Endeavour prepare for their return to Kennedy Space Center tomorrow morning. We are pleased to announce an update to our collaboration with NASA.

Prior to docking at the international space station the Space Shuttle Endeavour did a complete somersault enabling astronauts in the International Space Station to photograph the shuttle's bottom-side. The photos were then sent back to NASA for analysis.

The Space Administration has been kind enough to share those images with Microsoft Live Labs. We have taken the photos and created a "synth" so people around the world can take part in the NASA experience.

So here it is, your chance to take first-hand look at what you might see on a space-walk .

Link to imagery and software

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