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Earth Primbee has finished a new video about the NASA Future Forum that took place in San Jose (at the Tech Museum of Innovation) and in SL:

Earth Primbee made a new video about CoLab.  Check it out over at!

Tateru Nino has written a great overview article about NASA CoLab in Second Life. The article is in the SL blog at (which covers many virtual worlds and MMORPGs). (That blog used to be called Second Life Insider but they changed the name when they moved over to the new site.)

You’re invited to join NASA leadership, astronauts, scientists, and engineers along with local business, technology and academic leaders and local, state and federal officials discuss the role of space exploration in advancing science, engineering, technology, education and the economy that benefits your community and the nation. The program features an exciting preview of NASA’s Constellation Program – America’s return to the Moon and beyond.

SL Event Contacts: Universa Vanalten, Caledonia Heron, astrodel zapedzki, Be Ewing

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For the latest information about Yuri’s Night 2008, click on the link at the top of this page.

At the recent Metaverse U conference, Henrik Bennetsen asked attendees these questions:

1. What excites you about current metaverse technology?
2. What concerns you about current metaverse technology?
3. What will be most the surprising impact of metaverse technology on society within the next decade?
4. What barriers will metaverse technology never overcome?

He videotaped responses from numerous attendees, including Jessy Cowan-Sharp (Dragonfire Kelly in SL) and Andrew Hoppin (Drew Frobozz in SL). Here are their responses:


The March 20 Episode of Search Engine, a weekly show on CBC Radio One, starts with a segment on NASA using virtual worlds. Jeanne Holm (SL: Devery Barrymore) was interviewed by Jesse Brown. Click here to listen.

Note: CBC is the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the country’s national public radio and TV broadcaster.

Radio valvolare Geloso by barb_ar on Flickr

A photo from today’s SL Space CoLab meeting:

We haven’t posted anything here since April, but that’s not because we haven’t been doing anything.  To get a sense of what’s been happening with the SL Space CoLab project, check out the links in the “NASA: Virtual CoLab” section of the Second Life wiki.

NASA Ames has an intern position open for someone to help out with the SL side of the CoLab project. You can read the details at the official NASA CoLab website.

Note: They want someone who can come to San Francisco.

Golden Gate Bridge – Visitor’s Center by David Paul Ohmer on Flickr Creative Commons

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