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CELESTIA: The Space Simulation Software
Entry ID: CELESTIA
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Summary
Abstract: Celestia is a free real-time space simulation that lets you visually experience
our universe in three dimensions. Celestia was the initial inspiration and
creation of Mr. Chris Laurel, a Seattle, WA computer programmer who in 2001,
decided to write a free software program to be made available to everyone on
the world-wide-web that would place you in control of a virtual reality world
of the Solar System. His vision and dedication gave birth to a program that is
unlike any other space simulation program in existence. Celestia doesn't
confine you to the surface of the Earth as many other programs do. Instead,
Chris created a dynamic capability to travel throughout the Solar System and
anywhere else in space, at any speed, at any moment of time and in any
direction you choose. If you wish, you can fly via your own "hyperdrive"
spacecraft to visit stars within the spiral arms of the Milky Way beyond the
confines of our Sun. You can even travel completely out of the Milky Way
galaxy and view it from deep space.

http://www.shatters.net/celestia/documentation.html

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Description: Celestia download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

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Description: Celestia documentation (manuals and guides).
Service Citation
Originators: Chris Laurel
Title: CELESTIA: The Space Simulation Software
Release_Date: 2000
Edition: 1.3.2
URL: http://www.shatters.net/celestia/
ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Access Constraints
Celestia is available free of charge for Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.
Service Provider
SourceForge.net

Service Provider Personnel
Name: CHRIS LAUREL
Phone: 206-329-1731
Email: claurel at shatters.net
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA

CHRIS LAUREL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 206-329-1731
Email: claurel at shatters.net
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2005-06-14
SERF Last Revision Date: 2005-08-12
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