“Tour of the Moon” by Wright

  • ©Ernie Wright


Conference:


SIGGRAPH Video Review:


Track:


    22

Title:


    Tour of the Moon

Length:


    4:26

Director(s):


Company / Institution / Agency:


  • GST – NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

Description:


    Using the latest laser altimetry and image data from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, this virtual tour visits 10 sites of interest on the moon, from the permanently shadowed floor of Shackleton to the central peak of Tycho and the tire tracks of the astronauts at the landing site of Apollo 17.


Additional Contributors:


    Co-Director: Chris Smith
    Producers: Chris Smith, Horace Mitchell
    Lead Animator: Ernie Wright
    Animator: Chris Smith
    Editor: Chris Smith
    Narrator: Chris Meaney
    Writer: Chris Smith
    Scientists: James Garvin, Richard Vondrack, John Keller, Noah Petro, James Rice, Gordon Chin