Communication delays between the International Space Station and Mission Control Center had been a problem in the past, but now NASA's new augmented reality program is assisting astronauts without help from the ground crew.
In the rapidly-growing market for augmented reality/ virtual reality (AR/VR) entertainment, glasses are being driven towards being more compact and easy to wear. New technology could mean a step away from the bulky, bug-eyed goggles we currently have.
The HoloLens has enabled developers, doctors, and many others to work with augmented reality by using 3D holograms. Lockheed Martin Corporation engineers have also enjoyed using the headsets for aerospace developments such as building the Orion Spacecraft.