August 17, 2017: Mars HRSC high-res texture pack released.

A new global Mars high-resolution texture pack has been released. It is based on Mars Express HRSC (High Resolution Stereo Camera) data for surface textures and elevations. These provide much higher resolution than the previous NASA MGS-MOC/MOLA data (although MOC/MOLA are still used in the gaps of HRSC coverage). Available from the mirror sites on the Download page.

November 22, 2016: Antelope Valley scenery addon released.

A new texture pack for Orbiter 2016 has been uploaded, containing high resolution textures for the area around Edwards AFB, Mojave Spaceport and Palmdale USAF Plant 42 in southern California. Available from the high-resolution texture mirror sites on the Download page.

August 30, 2016: Orbiter 2016 Released!

The latest version of Orbiter has been released on August 30, 2016. The new release provides support for elevation modelling of planetary surfaces, higher texture resolution for surfaces and cloud layers, including Landsat-based textures for Earth, and a host of other improvements to the physics and visualisation engines.

Read the 2016 press release.

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