PARK PATRIOT Russia (Sputnik) – Virtual reality glasses are used by the military units of the Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia to train to assemble space rockets, St. Petersburg-based Mozhaisky Military Space Academy told reporters on Saturday.
The academy said at the Army-2021 forum that it had developed a 3D-model of the testing complex at the cosmodrome, and the trainees work with it using VR glasses and wireless manipulation mechanisms.
The first regime of using the training facility involves a virtual walk around the cosmodrome and a lecture.
The training system is currently being tested and incorporated into the academic program.
The Army-2021 military forum is being held from 22-28 August in Russia’s Moscow Region to demonstrate cutting-edge technologies and achievements in military and defence industries.