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Featured 360: Pearl Harbor, Sandboarders and the International Space Station

Featured 360° is an ongoing series to highlight some of our favorite videos from creators and brands for you to enjoy during the week. For this week’s installment of Featured 360°, experience Pearl Harbor through the eyes of a survivor, go sandboarding in Peru and join Russian astronaut Andrey Borisenko at the International Space Station. 

Remembering Pearl Harbor

“Experience Pearl Harbor in virtual reality through the eyes of one of the oldest survivors 75 years later.”

See Pearl Harbor from the perspective of Lt. Jim Downin as he tells you what he witnessed on December 7th 1941. You can purchase the interactive room-scale experience for the HTC Vive here.

Sandboarding in Peru

“Peruvian teenagers dream of snowboarding. There’s only one problem: There’s no snow. Watch how they make do with sand instead.”

Yet another great 360 experience from the journalists that bring you The Daily 360 series from the New York Times. Follow sandboarders as they explore to find the perfect Peruvian dunes to shred.

Space 360: First-ever panoramic video shot at International Space Station

“For the first time in history, we’re filming a panoramic video from the station. It means you’ll see everything we see here, with your own eyes. That’s to say, you’ll be able to feel like real cosmonauts”

The Russian space agency Roscosmos and space corporation Energia have partnered up with RT to create an ongoing series of 360° videos from space. Join astronaut Andrey Borisenko from the International Space Station with a view of Earth.

About the Scout

Zeynep Abes

Zeynep is a new media artist who got her start at LACMA’s Art+Tech lab creating AR installations. She then worked at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival's New Frontier Exhibitions and is currently studying computer animation and game development for VR and AR.

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