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TELLURIDE, COLORADO -- Better make room for an extra crewmember aboard any spaceship heading outward. This person won’t require food, oxygen or water, nor even need to buckle up for safety. The tag-along traveler could, however, be a lifesaver in terms of getting the expedition to and from a celestial destination.
Roll out the welcome mat for the virtual astronaut and enter the 3D space of Peter Plantec, a consultant in virtual human design and animation, as well as a leading expert on visual entertainment. He also initiated the "Sylvie" project -- the first commercially available virtual human interface.
Originally posted by Korwatt
That's odd, I wonder why it's doing that.. never did it before.
Originally posted by Murcielago
I dont like it.
We choose to risk our own lives (there our lives to risk) in the face of exploring, to see whats out there.
I for one would love to have the oportunity to ride on the space shuttle even though i know theres a risk.
How those astronauts died was the way the would of like to of gone. Basically having your ashes spread over the USA, plus the shuttle tore apart after they spent a week in space, i'm sure alot of people would give there life for 1 week in space.