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Explore/Create: My Life at the Extremes by Richard GarriottAn inventor, adventurer, entrepreneur, collector, and entertainer, and son of legendary scientist-astronaut Owen Garriott, Richard Garriott de Cayeux has been behind some of the most exciting undertakings of our time. A legendary pioneer of the online gaming industry—and a member of every gaming Hall of Fame—Garriott invented the multi-player online game, and coined the term “Avatar” to describe an individual’s online character.
A lifelong adventurer and member of the Explorers Club, Garriott has used the fortune he amassed from the gaming business to embark on a number of thrilling expeditions. He has plumbed the depths of the Atlantic ocean to see the remains of the Titanic, hunted for meteorites in Antarctica, and in 2008 became one of the first private citizens to be launched into space. Richard has been one of the foremost pioneers of the private space industry, investing his time and energy into making space travel more accessible.
In this fascinating memoir, Garriott invites readers on the great adventure that is his life. Yet his is no ordinary autobiography; throughout, Garriott engages readers with interactive activities and challenges them with “secret codes” for his games. An audacious genius with an insatiable curiosity and an irrepressible playfulness, Garriott takes readers on an unforgettable intellectual experience that is enlightening, adventurous, and fun.
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Spacetourist-to-be Richard Garriott is calling on the ingenuity of British studentsto come up with a science experiment for his upcoming flight to the InternationalSpace Station ISS. Garriott, anAmerican computer game developer, is currently in Russia training to fly aboard the Russian Soyuz rocket that will ferry him and two professional astronautsto the space station in October. Garriott ischallenging primary school students in the UK between ages 7 and 10 to designan experiment that he could perform during hisstay aboard the ISS. A second challenge,for secondary school students ages , invites them to envision how privateenterprise may evolve for space tourism companies like the Virginia-based firmSpace Adventures that brokered the younger Garriott's upcoming trek to the ISSwith Russia's Federal Space Agency. Winners will be announced onSept. The Austin,Texas-based Garriott , 46, will become the sixth space tourist — and firstAmerican second-generation astronaut — to visit the ISS when he launches inOctober with two members of the station's Expedition 18 crew.
Shuttle astronaut Joe Engle lived to our right, and Hoot Gibson, another astronaut who flew on the Shuttle, lived to our left. And there were other astronauts in the neighborhood, along with engineers who worked to fly the astronauts into space. I was crushed. I had just been kicked out of the club that I felt everyone else was a member of. After passing through the seven stages of grief, I made a plan. But my family and friends knew that going into space remained a key goal in my life. A few years later, I was fortunate to discover what has become my passion and my career: video games.
Written by Tyler Hoffman on 01 June Below are the highlights of our conversation. Read on for more about how he sees technology impacting humans, teleporting, and even VR! Q: What are your proudest moments as a digital pioneer — from the early days when you coded in BASIC to today with your newest online fantasy role-playing game, Shroud of the Avatar : F o r s a k e n V i r t u e s? A: Early on I said that I wanted to create a more literary game that has a deeper sense of purpose, reflects to the player something more meaningful about the human experience, and that is actually customized to them. Creating games with meaning that bring people together remain the hallmarks of everything I do, including Shroud of the Avatar. Q: Beam is sort of a real-world avatar.
Space tourism actually began 18 years ago. The spacecraft has been in development since and is now nearing completion. In this blog post we take a [
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Challenger Center hosts new educational science demonstrations for students from the International Space Station. Challenger Center in partnership with Mr. Garriott and Space Adventures, Ltd. The videos were filmed while Mr. Garriott is the 1st second-generation astronaut and sixth private explorer to travel to the International Space Station ISS. Garriott and Challenger Center developed a series of science challenges that can be replicated by students on Earth using everyday objects to demonstrate important concepts in physics. Challenger Center for Space Science Education was founded in by the families of the astronauts of the space shuttle Challenger L mission, and is dedicated to the educational spirit of that mission.
This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Contact wiredlabs wired. Link: Russians, plus American tourist, return from space. When he lifted off Oct. The smooth re-entry may ease concerns about plans to discontinue the U. That will leave Russian Soyuz craft as the only way to ferry people to and from the station, which is scheduled to host crews of six instead of three starting next spring.