NASA-based student research and product development experiences with a focus on extended reality (XR) technology and interdisciplinary teams facilitated by the College of Innovation and Design in the OpenXR Lab at Wichita State University.

Bob and Braeden coding for VR

We are currently working on a Kansas NASA EPSCoR Research grant titled Familiarization Training Game for Extended Reality Spacesuit User Interface that will serve as a stepping stone for astronauts training for future ARTEMIS missions. 

Abby and Amanda Smith at NASA Rock Yard Testing Facility

We have participated in the NASA organized SUITS (Spacesuit User Interface Technologies for Students) Challenges since 2020 where students work together to design and create spacesuit information displays within augmented reality (AR) environments. 


Maggie Schoonover in a VR headset

An innovation space intentionally designed to facilitate group collaboration and movement, especially while wearing HMD units. This lab is open to all students across the WSU Campus.