b'Augmentedrealityblendswhattheuserseesintheir surroundingswithdigitalcontentgeneratedbycomputer software. Feeds use a headset, smart glasses or mobile device, giving the user the ability to view three-dimensional images. Artificialintelligenceisintellectandcomprehensiondemon-strated by machines employing variables and deductions used by people naturally. Mixedrealitymergesvirtualandactualworldstoproduce IS IT REAL? visualizations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real-time. Theprototypewasdevelopedin1960,andin1968,Ivan How virtualSutherland with the help of his students including Bob Sproull, reality benefitscreatedwhatwasconsideredtobethefirsthead-mounted display system to use for virtual reality. Known at the time as the human race. immersivesimulationapplication,sciencefictionenthusiasts commandeered the technology to use as part of their plot lines.Anyone who has watched a science fiction movie or television show, or read a book of the sameToday, the value of virtual reality has grown and expanded in genreorplayedavideogame,haswitnessedways that could not have been imagined 10 years ago.virtualrealityutilizedinotherareas.Virtual technologycontinuestodevelopatabreath- In2017,ateamofresearchersattheEuropeanSpace takingpaceasapplicationsofthistechnologyAgency in Darmstadt, Germany, researched new concepts to haveexpandedfromentertainmenttousesinoperate satellites in orbit and rovers on a planet surface. Using education,medicine,military,firstrespondersaugmented and virtual reality, the team applied this technology and training. to the stringent operational and safety requirements of flights in space, both human and robotic.Whatisvirtualreality?Atpresent,onewears aspecializedapparatuscreatingasimulated experience.Thescenarioscanbesimilarto real-life or completely different such as a fantasy world.Applicationsofothersimilartechnology includeaugmentedreality,artificialintelligence and mixed reality. 4820'