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Nat Geo's New 'Space Projection Helmet' is an Out-of-This-World Virtual Reality Experience

The 'One Strange Rock' Crew

Eduardo Munoz/NatGeo

Astronauts and filmmakers participated in a Q&A with reporters after the virtual-reality experience.

Front row, left to right: Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield, showrunner Arif Nurmohamed, executive producer Jane Root, executive producer Ari Handel, director Darren Aronofsky and NASA astronaut Mae Jemison
Back row: NASA astronauts Nicole Stott, Leland Melvin, Mike Massimino, Peggy Whitson and Jerry Linenger

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Hanneke Weitering

SPACE.COM ASSOCIATE EDITOR — Hanneke joined the team at Space.com in August 2016 as a staff writer and producer. She has previously written for Scholastic, MedPage Today, Scienceline and Oak Ridge National Lab. After studying physics at the University of Tennessee in her home town of Knoxville, she earned her graduate degree in Science, Health and Environmental Reporting (SHERP) from New York University.