Space Shuttle Mission is the newest and most exciting Space Shuttle Simulator available today designed to provide the experience and excitement of the NASA Space Shuttle missions in extreme detail. This simulation was developed by SimSquared with direct input from NASA and will be made available only to the US retail market. Features: Visually stunning environment from the launch to orbit to landing. See the smoke and fire from launch the spectacular glow of re-entry and all the visual beauty of earth as seen from orbit. High-Resolution TrueEarth Global Satellite Imagery licensed from TerraMetrics Inc. (These are the same textures used by Google Earth.). Incredibly detailed Space Shuttle model complete with realistic cargo of satellites and parts for the International Space Station. Detailed and dynamic model of the International Space Station. Carry new modules up into space and attach them to the growing space outpost! Beautifully rendered Space Shuttle 3D virtual cockpit and 3D sound effects. Watch the countdown and Shuttle Launch from the place that few get to see it: the VIP spot at KSC or from the flight deck of your own Shuttle in the perspective of the crew. Experience the Liftoff shakes and engines roar right from the Commander's or Pilot's seats. Perform mission procedures: press buttons rotate knobs control and change General Purpose Computer modes and manually guide the Shuttle to a safe landing etc. Conduct On-Orbit maneuvers including docking with the International Space Station grappling broken satellites with the robotic arm or releasing new satellites into orbit on Top Secret missions. First Person View: Fly the shuttle from the flight deck using real world controls then don your space suit and conduct missions in the vacuum of space just like real astronauts.