Red Tent 3DA is virtual 3D walk through scenes depicting the historical moment of rescuing
survivors of Umberto Nobile expedition in airship Italia, which crashed near
the North Pole in 1928. You can enjoy the atmosfhere of this remote arctic
area, explore the 3D models of icebreaker Krasin and Fokker aircraft, look at
the animation of the accident from different angles, meet the crew, check some
maps and read the story of Red Tent.
left button - move forwards and backwards
right button - look around
menu - icons with more information
crash icon - turn on/off animation
morse dash - turn on/off menu
morse dots - turn on/off controls
We open the another virtual window to the past for you! Join us now on the trip about the history of big polar explorers and scientists.
Expedition of airship Italia under the command of Umberto Nobile left its base in Milan on 15 April 1928. Destination was the North Pole. The pioneer aviators sucessfuly reached their goal. But luck was not on their side and on the way back to Kings Bay, Svalbard, the Italia was damaged in a storm and plunged onto the pack ice. Some among the crew of 16 survived, others died in the accident or in the weeks thereafter...
The incredible tale of one of the greatest artic expedition disasters and international rescue missions in history, captured in 3D scenes which serves as an illustration and enhance the reading comprehension of 87 years old story. Meet the history using the technology of the future, enjoy the sceneries of remote and unexplored areas, explore the 3D models of flying or floating machines, educate yourself through play.