NASA to Use HoloLens on Space Station

Augmented reality will allow astronauts to receive instructions from earth easily, while completing complex tasks

Microsoft Studios executive Saxs Persson demonstrates how the HoloLens is used to play "Minecraft" at the Xbox E3 2015 briefing ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo at the University of Southern California's Galen Center on June 15, 2015 in Los Angeles.

Photographer: Damian Dovarganes/AP Photo

When SpaceX's resupply craft blasts off to the International Space Station on Sunday, a key part of Microsoft's future strategy will be riding along.

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