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A Quebec company will film the launch of the Artemis I spacecraft


Felix & Paul studios, which have already produced the immersive series space explorers, will film the launch of Artemis I. The launch date is not yet confirmed, but it is scheduled for the end of August.

The production will be filmed in 8K, 360-degree virtual reality format. It will be broadcast live in a hundred domes and planetariums all over the world. It will also be available on the Facebook page of Space Explorers.

The Artemis space program aims to get astronauts to the moon by 2025.

Photo: Other image banks / NASA

The mission of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Artemis program is to send humans to the Moon in 2025. The last manned mission to the Moon was in 1972 with Apollo 17. Artemis I is an uncrewed mission to to test the equipment.

This is a historic moment for space exploration, according to the creative director of the Montreal company, Félix Lajeunesse.

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The images of astronaut Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon in 1969 made history. With his project, the Felix & Paul studios will be able to document space history with much more advanced technologies than those that produced the famous black and white images of 1969, as Mr. Lajeunesse explains in an interview.

Paul Raphaël and Félix Lajeunesse, co-founders of Felix & Paul studios

Photo: Felix & Paul Studios

Today, we are addressing a new generation through new technologies. To be able to do it in a completely immersive way, to be able to transcend the screen and bring the spectators to live the experience as if it were there, we find that it is an important evolution.he said.

The Felix & Paul studios are also preparing other projects related to the Artemis mission. The studio documents the preparation of the astronauts who will participate in the journey to the moon.II”,”text”:”We are already filming to tell this story. It will develop over about two years and it will culminate with the launch of ArtemisII”}}”>We are already filming to tell this story. It’s going to develop over about two years and it’s going to culminate with the launch of Artemis II..

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The mission will be released as episodes of the series Space Explorersthe content of which will start to release in the next two years.

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