Virtual Reality Transporter
Masters of Motion
While VR technology mimics the immersive visuals of the real world, Pulseworks motion and effects technology confirms what wearers are seeing by providing input to their other senses. Dynamic motion provides important cues to the brain that they are really traveling, and stunning surround-sound audio and other effects heighten feelings of realism. The effect of the VR Transporter is so powerful that many guests will try to reach out and touch objects as they pass by.
Riders must be at least 42 inches tall. Eyeglasses and hats may not be worn during the adventure.
This virtual reality experience takes place during an air show in Key West, Florida where you’ll fly along on a 1940’s Stearman Biplane. Feel the thrill of adventure as you sail through the skies while undergoing incredible speeds and daring maneuvers. For those who enjoy the beauty of flight, this new immersive motion ride is for you!
Virtual Rush: Chicago
Careen through a futuristic city on a fast-paced aerial journey as you soar through magnificent man-made skyscraper canyons and many dynamic structures. More thana visual odyssey, Virtual Rush-Chicago is high-tech interactive game that allows patrons to compete with other riders for the highest score! “Look Targeting” technology allows riders’ head movement to be tracked during the game, making it possible for them to collect artifacts and trigger scenic changes for points. Each rider’s score is posted for bragging rights on a leader board at the end of the ride.
Apollo 11 & Beyond VR
Climb aboard a massive Saturn V rocket and blast off for adventure to witness humankind’s first inspiring steps on the Moon. Learn how early spaceflight pioneers like the Apollo astronauts made the successes of the subsequent Space Shuttle program and International Space Station possible and helped forge a new path towards long-term planetary exploration. Glimpse how small steps will lead to giant leaps in the future as the exploration of Mars begins.
Spacewalk: Danger in Orbit
Blast off into space in the cargo bay of the Space Shuttle Discovery as you embark on an exciting extravehicular activity (EVA). Tour the International Space Station and fly through space on crucial missions using NASA’s new, state of the-art manned-maneuvering unit.
Prehistoric Undersea Adventure
Dive into prehistoric seas and experience the amazing marine life of the distant past. Swim with primordial creatures and tour the ocean floor without ever leaving land.
Members ride with discounted tickets.
Become a Science Center member and ride the Virtual Reality Simulators at a discount, as well as get a full year of additional members-only benefits.
Plus, members help support the Science Center and our mission to make science learning open to everyone.
Please call 314.289.4400 for more information.