Kennedy Space Center Steals the Show in Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Update
By Space Coast Daily // December 8, 2020
Thanksgiving represented a particularly exciting time for Floridian gamers this year, as a new update made to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 offers players the ability to tour the Kennedy Space Center from the skies in stunning, HD quality.
The update was released just a few days before Thanksgiving, which gave players across the country the perfect excuse to take a few hours away from home to experience some of the best sights Florida has to offer.
And, while Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 has been available in varying forms for the past few decades, never before have we been able to view the world in such stunning quality, and with such a degree of accuracy that you could be forgiven for thinking you were witnessing the real thing.
Exploring the World from Home
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 is part of a fascinating trend toward exploring the world via the internet. Of course, in many ways this trend has been around since the early days of the internet, and we can see its influence across a wide variety of different examples.
By following this guide to play free slots, players can effectively emulate the experience of playing at the top real-world casinos from their homes. By visiting UNESCO’s site, we can explore world heritage sites via virtual tours. We can now stream live theatre performances and music gigs from our computers.
Whether near or far, it feels as though more and more of the world is making its way onto our screen. More than merely looking at pictures, we can now utilise multiple different mediums in order to elevate the experience, and gain more of a sense of stepping outside of our homes and our everyday lives to explore somewhere – or something – entirely new to us.
Even if you’re not a gamer, the possibilities for exploring the world – and, in some cases, the universe too – are seemingly endless.
The Appeal of the Kennedy Space Center
The Kennedy Space Center sees around 1.5 million visitors each and every year. Since its completion in 1962, it has represented one of the most significant landmarks in the state of Florida, and offers the perfect opportunity to visitors to experience both the history of the area, and the cutting edge of science and technology all at once.
It is no wonder, then, that the Space Center has become such a landmark feature within Microsoft’s latest update for their Flight Simulator. Seeing the area from above in such stunning quality – even if it is just a simulation – feeds our continued curiosity with one of the most fascinating landmarks in American history.
Players across Florida were incredibly excited to see this site feature so heavily in the game, and now millions across the globe can share in the joys of viewing a stunning rendering of this site from a bird’s eye view.