An Upgrade That Has The Right Stuff

YOU ARE GO! is now shipping the latest version of A-OK! The Wings of Mercury, bringing it to version 3.0. A-OK is a space simulation app designed after the first American space program, Project Mercury. The latest version features highly detailed, realistic gauges and flight plans as well as real-time 3D rendered external viewing. Bundled with A-OK! is a simulated Mission Control Center that allows up to ten networked users to assume space flight support roles. According to YOU ARE GO!:

YOU ARE GO! today announced A-OK! The Wings of Mercury 3.0 for Mac OS Classic is shipping.

A-OK! The Wings of Mercury simulates Americais first spacecraft, Project Mercury. Users can fly orbital missionis like John Glennis historic 1962 flight or suborbital missions, simulating the first two American spaceflights by Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom.

A-OK! The Wings of Mercury opens a new frontier in computer simulations. The operation of every gauge, light and switch in the spacecraft is simulated to a high degree of fidelity. So accurate are the spacecraft systems that users consult reproductions of the actually flight documentation used by the Mercury astronauts. The simulator can generate hundreds of failure scenarios that require split-second decisions to survive.

Real-time 3D shows the view out the window and also provides an external camera that follows the spacecraft through the entire flight. The Mercury navigational periscope, with itis unique 160° view is also simulated.

A-OK! The Wings of Mercury ships with A-OK! Mission Control Center, an application that simulates the consoles at Mercury mission control and allows up to ten participants to assume the roles of Flight Dynamics Officer, Flight Surgeon, Cap Com, etc. The networked simulations can run on a LAN or over the Internet.

You can find more information about the latest version of A-OK! The Wings of Mercury at the YOU ARE GO! Web site. A-OK is available for US$29.95 for 2.x users, while the full version is available for US$59.95.

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