Halley Project (C64 and Atari 8-Bit, 5 1/4" Disk) Mindscape - 1986 USA, Canada Release

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Halley Project
Packaging cover Halley Project.
Product ID 50047-85129
Product UPC 050047851295
Platform(s) C64 and Atari 8-Bit
Packaging Book + Disk
Media 5 1/4" Disk
Copyright date 1986
Publisher(s) Mindscape
Category(s) Entertainment, Adventure
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

A Mission in Our Solar System.
by Tom Snyder Productions.

You're at the controls of your spaceship. Your mission? To qualify for The Halley Project, a top-secret exploration that only the most elite star pilots will be asked to join. To prove you qualify, P.L.A.N.E.T. requires you to use your knowledge of the Solar System to locate and land on planets and moons, which more across your computer screen in much the same way that they move across our Solar System.

Mindscape, Inc. is a subsidiary of SFN, one of the nation's leading educational publishers for close to a hundred years. The Alert product line illustrates Mindscape's dedication to producing challenging computer software that combines the best in entertainment and educational value.

Features.

  • Advanced computer technology that creates a real-time simulation of our Solar System.
  • An accurate model for learning facts about our Solar System, including:
    • Gravity
    • Atmospheric Conditions
    • Orbital Motion
    • Relative Size, Position and Orbits of Planets and Moons
    • Location of Constellations
    • How Eclipses Work
    • Halley's Comet and its Orbit
  • Record of pilots' progress and fastest times.
  • High resolution graphics.

System Requirements

Atari 8-Bit
Required RAM 48K
Requires Joystick Yes
C64
Required RAM 64K
Requires Joystick Yes

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Book + Disk cover Halley Project. Book + Disk back Halley Project.

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