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  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
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2010 100830 16/08/11
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Orbiter is fully compatible with:

  • Windows 95
  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98 SE
  • Windows ME
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP

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Processor: 600 MHz
Memory: 256 MB
Video: 16
DirectX: DirectX 7.0.
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"Orbiter 2010 Urokz The BeaT Generation review"

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  • Stability10
  • Installation4
  • Functionality9
  • Appearance9

Then my life changed when I found a more inept virtual simulator that took me places outer worldly like Venus, Mars, Saturn, with view all over the planet perspective. I could get boring; I found download of updates a pain. There are NO Laptop controls to NAV the airspace craft.


is da fiszzlebizzle when it comes up to flight in outer space man! The fact that I could feel the virtual augmented reality as I launch my Glider or Space Shuttle into space is freak-in awesome and the type of game/brain simulation I always wanted as a kid. Of course this was well over 30 years ago! I recall Digital Derby and Electronic Quarterback, DOOM, first person multi-players of the nineties. Now, I feel that technology has come of age along with an ageing population of boomer's that will need to keep their neurological and motor cognitive skills in shape!

These kind of "sim games" not only are fun to pass hours flying through the cosmos and discovering new frontier, but also sharpen memory by practising skills to take off, fly, and land the vessels.

The tutorials help but I decided to be crafty and "dummy instruct" as it isn't evident the hours of practices you would need to figure and get the feel riding these big ships and vessels!


Very important to get familiar with fn numlock key to “lock” in key commands for more remote navigation

Or just commando with fn and the action command key.

For example if you select and turn on fn numlock key you could just hit,? For the main engine function, or commando with fn plus question mark, ? for more leisure speed control or CTRL fn ? to lock the engine full blast.

Best to alternate between cockpit views to test reading and navigation skills on the 3 virtual screens f8. Eg On the full MDA virtual screen you could see the engine levels on the top left corner,(off, rot, lin)

fn? to launch FORWARD (CTRL ?to lock )

M to Hover Up

> decelerate hover (A ALT Hover Hold in virtual pilot)

J left side vertical back flap L left side vertical right flap

U left yaw O right yaw

fn K is a pitch up yaw CTRL?

U not sure but pitch down

I to kill rotation

P to stop main engine

fn:; to retro the main engine

T to advance time R to freeze

< left wheel break

HOW TO LAUNCH AND NAVIGATE SPACE SHUTTLE ATLANTIS INTO SPACE with a numerical keypad or remote keyboard

CTRL and + is launch throttle Atlantis upward into space

0 is to accelerate Hover .is best used to decelerate the hover

J to release the big rocket tank

  • The freedom to think outside the bubble "literally!"
  • Brilliant atmosphere exit out of the planet, sweet ease only the mind could venture!
  • Endless realtime earth planet star space voyage; Time travel is possible, with full missions!
  • Its totally free and uber educational
  • Play this on a big screen and be the astronaut
  • all ages; all genders; brilliant for cognative challenges or therapy!
  • Thereputic and relaxing!
  • Tablet phone apps!
  • landing could be more rewarding than a fast landing to earth from the burning atmosphere. This is where VR is needed.
  • signs of life
  • possibility of land vehicles
  • Tricky installation upgrade of add ons for vehicles from some associates

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