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Space Shuttle Mission Simulator Special Edition Boxed Released

Last updated Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:14:09 GMT
Originally posted on Sat, 24 Mar 2012 06:00:00 GMT

Exciting Simulations has released a special edition boxed CD version of Space Shuttle Mission 2007.  Released on the 29th anniversary of the first shuttle mission, this boxed CD edition will include all available missions and features that have been developed to date.

Space Shuttle Mission

Exciting Simulations signed agreements with Iceberg Interactive BV and PMDG Simulations LLC for publishing on CD and distributing the first-class and popular Space Shuttle Mission Simulator in Europe and North America, respectively. The special edition boxed versions will bear the name "Space Shuttle Mission Simulator: The Collector's Edition" or "SSMS: TCE".

The Space Shuttle.

The Space Shuttle.

While Iceberg Interactive BV and PMDG Simulations LLC will distribute the CD version, Exciting Simulations will continue to distribute the downloadable version in English.

Iceberg Interactive will distribute the CD box in Europe through their on-line shop and local retailers. The European version will also be sold in the local markets in French and German. The localization will include in-game text, manuals and user interface. In the US and Canada, PMGD Simulations will publish and distribute the CD box through a variety of retailers.

Space Shuttle Mission Simulator: The Collector's Edition – Key Features

  • Perform mission procedures: rotate knobs, press buttons, control the General Purpose Computer and manually guide the Shuttle to a safe landing
  • Perform historical missions of various levels of difficulty, from STS-1 (the maiden flight), through secret DoD missions, and up to the recent ISS missions
  • Experience the liftoff shakes and engines roar from the pilot's seat

The package includes:

  • TrueEarth Global Satellite Imagery - licensed from TerraMetrics Inc. These are the same textures used by Google Earth.
  • Magnificently rendered Space Shuttle 3D virtual cockpit, Shuttle, International Space Station, Hubble, satellites
  • Launch Control, Mission Control, Shuttle and Astronauts audio smart communications
  • Three difficulty modes
  • First Person View, including Space Walks
  • TrackIR Support in 3D Virtual Cockpit and first person view during EVA
  • Multiple-Monitor support for Matrox TripleHead2Go(tm) and Nvidia nView
  • Native support for Vuzix iWear VR920 Stereoscopic goggles + head tracking

Exciting Simulations, an entertainment brand of Simsquared Ltd, is a leading developer of professional Virtual Reality Simulation applications. Its customers include the US Coast Guard, US NAVY, Thales Group, NATO, Lockheed Martin, Textron Defense Systems and Elbit Systems, among others.

Iceberg Interactive is a leading videogame publisher with offices in selected European countries. The company is among the market leaders for the following genres for PC: simulators, action games and adventure.

PMDG Simulations is a retail distributor for top quality simulation products to national and local software retailers throughout North America.

You can download the demo here.

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology.  Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available.  However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed. 

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