Following the recent success of Space Explorers : Blue Marble – Orbit 1, which was selected as one of 10 “Best Of Immersive” productions at the Venice Immersive section of the Venice International Film Festival, Felix & Paul Studios announces the release the complete cinematic VR trilogy Space Explorers : Blue Marble.
Space Explorers : Blue Marble – Orbit 2 and Space Explorers : Blue Marble – Orbit 3, further the narrative arc introduced in the first episode. The entire trilogy presents three stunning 360° perspectives of Earth, captured from the International Space Station (ISS).
By giving viewers the chance to experience the profound Overview Effect, previously only observed by astronauts, the Space Explorers – Blue Marble trilogy, part of the Emmy-Award-winning Space Explorers series, provides an immersive, transformative, and meditative perspective of our planet like never before.
To capture these extraordinary moments, Felix & Paul Studios designed and engineered cameras capable of filming in the vacuum of space and collaborated with NASA teams both aboard the ISS and on the ground.
Space Explorers : Blue Marble -Orbit 1
Filmed outside the International Space Station (ISS), this awe-inspiring feature offers cinematic VR footage that will leave you breathless. Fly over the Earth and witness the profound Overview Effect – the realization astronauts experience when they witness our planet from low Earth orbit. Gain a deeper understanding of our planet’s place in the universe and the importance of protecting it for future generations. With a full 360° open perspective you’ll be left inspired by unobstructed vistas of Planet Earth.
Space Explorers : Blue Marble -Orbit 2
Go on an incredible journey to witness the beauty of our planet from an unparalleled perspective. Using cinematic VR footage captured from an Outer Space VR camera positioned outside the International Space Station (ISS), you’ll watch NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur as she works inside the ISS Cupola Observational Module, while the station orbits around the Earth at a speed of 17,500 miles per hour on a crystal-clear day.
Space Explorers : Blue Marble – Orbit 3
Join NASA astronaut Megan MacArthur as she opens the shutters of the International Space Station (ISS) Cupola Observational Module, revealing a glorious sunrise on the Earth’s horizon. Feel the power of the sun as it illuminates the Earth, filling the Cupola with a golden glow. Go on an incredible journey to witness the beauty of our planet from an unparalleled perspective.
Félix Lajeunesse, Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder of Felix & Paul Studios
“We have always sought to push the boundaries of presence-based storytelling, and with the release of the Space Explorers: Blue Marble trilogy, we aim to transport audiences to the unique vantage point of space. The Overview Effect has the power to reshape how we see and appreciate our planet. Through our collaboration with NASA and the astronaut crew aboard the International Space Station, we have the privilege to invite the world to share in this profound sensation, fostering a collective reverence for our home.”
Paul Raphaël, Chief Innovation Officer and Co-Founder of Felix & Paul Studios
“In the realm of immersive storytelling, innovation isn’t just about employing new technology, but about crafting experiences that resonate at a profound emotional level. With the Space Explorers: Blue Marble trilogy, we’ve merged groundbreaking cinematic techniques with an astronaut’s viewpoint. This is storytelling that doesn’t just show, but deeply immerses and moves the viewer, with the goal to inspire every individual who journeys with us.”