High Fidelity Alpha Tests – Using 3D Models

3D models, such as the many free models from NASA at http://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models can be converted to FBX format – using for example the Autodesk FBX Converter –


Here is an example of the simple International Space Station (ISS) mesh served from http://vue.ed.ac.uk/hifi/fbx/skydome/skydome.fbx and placed at 100,1000,100 on the hifi.aiai.ed.ac.uk domain at location:


The Earth below is actually a skydome served from http://vue.ed.ac.uk/hifi/fbx/iss/iss.fbx

Now where is that space helmet?

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