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SpaceVR Aims To Take VR To The Stars

VRFocus- The idea behind this venture is to allow people who will never get a chance to go to space to experience the phenomenon for themselves. SpaceVR intends to help people to think of themselves as astronauts. Another feature is that it will allow people to experience what is called the 'overview effect'. This was first explained by one of the advisers Frank White who is also an author of 'The Overview Effect: Space Exploration and Human Evolution'. To put it simply, the overview effect is a surreal feeling experienced by observing the planet in context. The sensation is described as stripping away all the feelings on the breakdowns and conflicts of society, replacing it with a sense of global community. SpaceVR's founder Ryan Holmes stated to C|NET: “We hope to bring the deep, life-changing experience that all astronauts feel, the overview effect, to the average person,"

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