New NASA App to Follow The International Space Station and Mission Control

New free ISSLive! app from NASA

Get ISSLive! and many other free apps from NASA

NASA has updated their list of free apps to include a new release, ISSLive!

Space Station Live! includes a web experience and free mobile ISSLive! app for smart phones and tablet computers accessible on NASA’s website. The app also is available through the Google Play and iTunes app stores.

Special features of the Space Station Live! web and mobile app experience include:
— live streaming data from various space station systems
— live streaming data from actual crew and science timelines with social media links
— descriptions and educational material that describe how the space station works
— educational lessons using the live content
— 3-D virtual mission control
— 3-D virtual space station using live streaming data to correctly position the sun, Earth, moon and the station’s solar arrays
— 3-D model of the space station with labels and colored by the international partner contributions to its assembly
— links to NASA’s five international partner space agencies’ mission information.

To use Space Station Live!, visit: http://spacestationlive.nasa.gov
To download ISSLive! and other NASA mobile apps, visit: http://www.nasa.gov/connect/apps.html

Other free apps available through NASA include:

Sector 33: Air Traffic Control Game
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an Air Traffic Controller? Test your skills at navigating air traffic through your section of air space – Section 33.

3D Sun for iPhone
A major solar flare erupts on the sun. Before long, your phone chirps in your pocket to let you know! Pulling out your phone, you see a 3D view of the sun — a digital reconstruction of satellite images freshly downloaded from NASA’s “STEREO” satellites.

3D Sun for iPad
“3D Sun” lets you carry a virtual window onto today’s sun, right in your pocket. Open this iPad-ready app anytime to see when major solar flares erupt on the sun’s surface or to track sunspots that reveal the churning activity inside the sun’s fiery inferno.

Aquarius for iPhone
Be on the front lines of Aquarius / SAC-D Mission with the Aquarius iPhone app by viewing mission relevant data including news, images, and animations. View the stages of the construction of Aquarius from JPL to it’s launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Ascent: Commemorating Shuttle for iPad
This compilation of film and video presents the best-of-the-best ground-based Space Shuttle motion imagery from the STS-114, STS-117, and STS-124 missions.

AstroApp: Space Shuttle Crew for iPhone
Get to know all the space travelers who flew on the unique vehicle, the Space Shuttle. You can sort by astronaut name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Shuttle astronaut yourself.

AstroApp: Space Shuttle Crew for iPad
Get to know all the space travelers who flew on the unique vehicle, the Space Shuttle. You can sort by astronaut name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Shuttle astronaut yourself.

AstroApp: Space Station Crew for iPhone
Did you know humans live and work off-planet 24/7? You can explore the crew members of this orbital outpost by name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Station crew member. Share your space profile with friends and family.

AstroApp: Space Station Crew for iPad
Did you know humans live and work off-planet 24/7? You can explore the crew members of this orbital outpost by name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Station crew member. Share your space profile with friends and family.

Cassini for iPhone
The Cassini app was designed to give an overview of the spacecraft’s current activities, starting with the latest dramatic images.

Comet Quest for iPhone and iPad
The Rosetta spacecraft approaches Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Using its thrusters, Rosetta goes into orbit around the comet nucleus. Now you, the player, get to take over the spacecraft in its mission to learn about the mysterious comet.

Earth-Now for iPhone
NASA’s Earth Now is an application that visualizes recent global climate data from Earth Science satellites, including surface air temperature, carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ozone, and water vapor as well as gravity and sea level variations.

GRAIL Mission App for iPhone
Keep up with NASA’s GRAIL Mission to the moon, with daily mission updates, images and video. Later versions of the app will include images captured by MoonKAM.

Hubblesite for iPhone
HubbleSite, the online home of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, invites you to help choose the world’s most popular Hubble images. Get wallpaper, Hubble facts, and more.

International Space Station Live!
Get a look at what happens inside the orbiting outpost.

Lunar Electric Rover Simulator App for iPhone
You don’t need a driver’s license, but you still need to buckle up as the Simulator gives you a glimpse of what it might be like to support the activities of a functioning Lunar Outpost.

NASA App for Android
The NASA App collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated information, images and videos from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package on your Android.

NASA App for iPhone
The NASA App collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated information, images and videos from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package on your iPhone.

NASA App HD for iPad
The NASA App HD invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. From satellite tracking to live NASA TV, the app delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos and Twitter feeds from NASA right on your iPad.

NASA Space Weather App for iPhone
The NASA Space Weather App provides access to space environment information from the sun to the earth, giving users a look at complex physical processes as they evolve, and how these processes affect the near earth space environment.

NASA Television for iPhone
The NASA Television App brings live and on-demand TV programming to your phone. Watch the latest NASA events unfold in real-time or select from a list of recently uploaded videos. Or plan your viewing up to a week in advance with the NASA TV schedule.

NASA Television for iPad
The NASA Television App brings live and on-demand TV programming to your iPad. Watch the latest NASA events unfold in real-time or select from a list of recently uploaded videos. Plan your viewing up to a week in advance with the NASA TV schedule.

Night Sky Network for iPhone
Want to see the moon, stars & planets through a telescope? Go StarGaze helps you find star parties and astronomy clubs in the USA. Knowledgeable people share their telescopes and guide you as you explore the universe!

Satellite Hunter
Satellite Hunter is an educational game that uses up-to-the-moment NASA Earth Satellite locations to teach the public about our Earth observer’s orbits and about the satellites themselves in an engaging manner. Satellite locations are calculated on the iPhone based on North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) orbital data.

Satellite Insight for iPhone
“Satellite Insight” was created for the GOES-R mission (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, R series), under development at Goddard Space Flight Center as a joint NASA and NOAA effort. Educational as well as entertaining, the game challenges players to keep up with the stream of data from GOES-R’s six main instruments.

Space Images for Android
NASAJPL’s Space Images app offers a unique view of the sky via hundreds of images taken by spacecraft studying planets, stars, galaxies, weather on Earth and more.

Space Images for iPhone
Stunning images of stars and planets — including Earth! — from spacecraft studying Mars, Saturn, our solar system and beyond are at your fingertips with Space Images from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Space Images for iPad
Discover stunning images and videos of space, stars and planets — including Earth and the sun! — at your fingertips with the Space Images app from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a leader in robotic exploration of the solar system.

Space Weather Viewer for iPhone
The Space Weather Media Viewer features near-real-time imagery from a wide variety of NASA missions, as well as video interviews with prominent scientists about the causes of space phenomena and NASA-created visualizations.

Visualization Explorer for iPad
NASA science: revealed! A direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers!

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