360 degree rocket launch

NASA confirmed that they will be streaming the 360-degree live video of a Rocket launch on April 18th, 2017.

NASA, in coordination with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Orbital ATK, will broadcast the world’s first live 360-degree stream of a rocket launch.
You can view the live stream of lift off on the NASA Television YouTube channel starting 10 minutes prior to lifting off using this link.

As per NASA, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will be launched on a ULA Atlas V rocket carrying more than 7,600 pounds of science research, crew supplies and hardware to the orbiting laboratory. The launch is scheduled on 18th April 2017 during a 30-minute window that opens at 11:11 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Note: – To Get the Best experience, Use Virtual Reality(VR) headsets. People who do not have VR headsets can use Youtube from supported Web browsers like Chrome, Mozilla, or Internet Explorer and use the mouse to scroll left or right, up or down for a 360-degree view around Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

With the present Technology in the field of virtuality, NASA has taken a huge step by allowing us to view the live rocket launch in 360-degree. Hope this will get better and better and ultimately allow us to view the planetary bodies in 360 degrees as well.

Date of Launch: – April 18th, 2017
Time of Launch:- 11:11 AM EDT.
Venue:- Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Reference: https://www.nasa.gov/