NASA and Microsoft will send HoloLens into space by the end of this year

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HoloLens is about to go intergalactic. In a partnership with NASA, Microsoft is sending a few headsets to the International Space Station (ISS) for something called Project Sidekick, which will let astronauts go paperless by the end of the year. Currently, when an astronaut needs to complete a task, they take notes on what they’re doing and receive instruction from NASA by voice only. Project Sidekick uses the HoloLens to create an augmented reality so astronauts can receive more detailed instructions and see what needs to be done in the space (pun intended) they’re currently working in. Project Sidekick will…

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