SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 27 – Live From SIGGRAPH 2019 With NASA

Image credit: NASA Scientific Visualization Studio; Headshots from left to right:Ernie Wright, Cindy Starr, Kel Elkins, Greg Shirah, and Kristy Pron In the latest episode of SIGGRAPH Spotlight, the team brings you live to a discussion from SIGGRAPH 2019 that … Continued

‘Prepare for Takeoff,’ How One Team Filmed VR in Microgravity

Sneak a peek at SIGGRAPH 2019’s Production Session on one of the most ambitious VR projects ever, Felix & Paul Studios’ “Space Explorers: Life in Orbit.”

Behind ‘Terra Mars’ With Weili Shi

Rendering of the western hemisphere of “Terra Mars” generation 65, centered at the enormous canyon system Valles Marineris, also featuring some or Mar’s tallest mountains. (© Weili Shi. Clouds texture credit: NASA) “Terra Mars: When Earth Shines on Mars through … Continued

Computer Graphics and SIGGRAPH Pioneer Jim Blinn

Photo courtesy of Waskul TV This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Jim Blinn is a pioneer in computer graphics and is known for his work with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he produced computer graphics animations for various … Continued

Dare to Do Mighty Things: Z. Nagin Cox at SIGGRAPH 2016

On day two of the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference, attendees — both physical and virtual — heard from Keynote and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) Spacecraft Operations Engineer Z. Nagin Cox who shared stories from her interplanetary robotic missions, including that of … Continued

Meet SIGGRAPH 2016 Keynote Speaker: Z. Nagin Cox

SIGGRAPH is honored to have NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) Spacecraft Operations Engineer, Z. Nagin Cox, as our SIGGRAPH 2016 keynote speaker. Mirroring the 2016 theme of “Render the Possibilities,” Cox’s body of work and experience has no limits. … Continued