Watch Astronaut Chris Hatfield Trial The World's First Virtual Reality Rollercoaster

And it looks bloody amazing

Virtual reality looks like it's going to be one of the next big trends in the tech world. 

While it's still in its early days, this rollercoaster in Alton Towers in the UK shows what's possible when using VR in creative ways. 

They brought retired astronaut Chris Hatfield along to have a look and even he was impressed. 

Can we've a spin, please?

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