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The Space Shuttle Mission Simulator (tm) is the most exciting space shuttle simulator available today, designed to provide the experience and excitement of the NASA Space Shuttle missions in extreme detail.
From launch to in-orbit missions and landing, every button, command, and action replicates the authentic experience of mission sequences in beautiful detail.
Watch the Shuttle launch from the KSC VIP location or from the cockpit. Follow through the SRB and External Tank separation, Orbital Insertion and preparations for performing the mission.
Operate switches, knobs and keyboards, control the RMS and enjoy the view of a fully equipped 3D Virtual Cockpit.
Deploy, capture and service satellites including the Hubble, assemble, dock and supply the International Space Station, perform Extra Vehicular Activities (EVA) from first-person or third-person point of view - getting as close and personal as possible to the tasks that Space Shuttle Astronauts have been performing in Space. Stop for a moment and enjoy the breathtaking, high-resolution view of Earth from Space - complete with 3D clouds.
Space Shuttle Mission Simulator GPU Performance Comparison Graph

Space Shuttle Mission Simulator GPU Analysis
Comparing Space Shuttle Mission Simulator PC system requirements to all GPUs shows that Space Shuttle Mission Simulator is going to need a graphics card that is capable of DX 10 or OpenGL 2.1.

Space Shuttle Mission Simulator makes use of DX9.00 so a GPU with that capability could benefit from enhanced visuals.

To get the best visual graphical experience on Space Shuttle Mission Simulator, aim to have a GPU that has at least 512 MB GPU RAM.

Most bottom end graphics cards currently available today, will probably allow you to play Space Shuttle Mission Simulator

We are advised that 13 year old graphics cards should be able to run Space Shuttle Mission Simulator , but there could be a few exceptions to this rule.

Note that most games do not officially support laptop graphics cards, but nowadays many laptop graphics solutions are capable of running modern games. Whether desktop graphics cards or laptop, try searching for your graphics card to compare against the Space Shuttle Mission Simulator graphics card requirements chart below.