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Apollo 15 Virtual Exhibit

Welcome to the Virtual Exhibit of Apollo 15: Digital Exploration on the 50th Anniversary of the Mission!

See the Instructions at the bottom of the page for details on how to use it and which version is best for you!

Free Explore! Loads on most laptops.

Free Explore

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This build allows you to freely explore the exhibit using the A/S/D/W keys and mouse or trackpad. Explore the virtual exhibit and learn about Apollo 15 on the 50th anniversary of the mission in the Emory library!

Please use Firefox or Safari.

It will load on most laptop or desktop computers. This version is good for users who enjoy video games and are familiar with A/S/D/W navigation. Loading time takes about a minute.

Robust desktop build. High resolution space.

High Polygon Desktop Build

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This larger build of the exhibit has a very detailed version of the space with moving videos. It loads best on a desktop with wired internet connection and may not load on all laptops. Not mobile friendly.

The optimal resolution for the Apollo 15 exhibit experience is between 1024x768 and 1920x1080px. Recommended memory footprint for a seamless experience would be at least 2GB RAM for the browser. Compatible with most browsers.

Guided path tour!

Guided Path Tour

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If you are aren't sure where to start, this guided tour version of the virtual exhibit will give you a series of points to guide you through the exhibit. Follow the exhibit and learn about Apollo 15 on the 50th anniversary of the mission!

Please use Firefox or Safari.

This version is good for users who do not play video games in other contexts. This build will load on most laptop or desktop computers. Please use Firefox or Safari.

Instructions:


  • Loading time:
    • The first time you load up the virtual exhibit may take 45 seconds to 1 minute 30 seconds. It's worth it!
  • Which version?
    • Choose the right version from above for your needs!
    • The 'High Polygon Desktop Build' loads best on a desktop computer with wired internet.
    • The 'Free Explore' version will load on most laptops on wifi.
    • These builds are not mobile friendly.
    • Browser: Only the 'High Polygon Desktop Build' below loads on the Edge and Chrome browsers. For the 'Free Explore' version please use Mozilla Firefox or Safari.
  • Navigate:
    • Explore with A/S/D/W keys.
    • W goes forward. S goes backward. A turns left. D turns right.
  • Zoom:
    • Hit the "Z" key to zoom in on the posters.
  • Pause menu (escape):
    • Press the "esc" key to pause the experience.
    • Escape will bring up theĀ pause menu while exploring the virtual space.
    • To re-engage, press the "esc" key once again!
    • Use the pause menu to reposition the cursor, to change the mouse sensitivity, or to check the map.
    • Click on the gear icon in the pause menu to change the mouse speed.