3 crazy places virtual reality can take you

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By: Jared Cotter Posted: 6:25 PM, Apr 4, 2017

In the world of virtual reality, anything is possible: you can fly through the air over city scenes or see what the future might be like in 100 years. With VR changing how we see the world, a few aspects of our lives are changing to work hand in hand with the new technology, from visiting museums to working out, giving you the chance to go to places that not many (if any!) have been before. Jared Cotter is your tour guide to some of the virtual adventures you can go on with virtual technology.

1. Museums

Some museums, like the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, are using virtual reality to help immerse visitors in an exhibit's world to give them the visuals and feelings that come with existing inside the exhibit…trippy right?

2. Fitness

VR can take your exercising to the next level by combining your workouts with virtual flight gaming. The machines you use monitor your movements and and help you control your whole body while simulating stunning views of flying over cities and valleys, even blowing wind at you to make you feel like you're flying like an eagle.

3. NASA

Not everyone has what it takes to be an astronaut, but you can see how astronauts train for space walks at the Johnson Space Center thanks to NASA's VR 360. Take a tour of what it takes to train for the weightless environment of space.

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