Electronic Products & Technology

News

Version 1.2 of the NASA iPod Touch app is now available

The first official NASA App invites users to discover NASA information right on an iPhone or iPod Touch.


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. It is available free of charge on the App Store from Apple directly on iPhone and/or iPod Touch or within iTunes.

What’s new in this version:
• Facebook Connect for easy sharing of images, videos, tweets and mission information

• Integrated Twitter client for posting, retweeting, replying to, and direct messaging

• NASAImages.org collection – With over 125,000 new images to browse and search

• “Centre” button for the orbital tracking feature

• Advanced search option

• Offline caching system

Version 1.1 changes:
• Visible sighting opportunities listed for the International Space Station (ISS) and Space Shuttle, by home location and through search for location

• Richer Mission details and more content

• Enhancements to Videos and Updates panels

• High-resolution image option (configured in device settings)

• Status updates on upcoming launches

• Prevent sleep mode setting for tracking launches (configured in device settings)

www.nasa.gov/centers/ames/iphone/index.html

Related stories:
iPhone app for 3D/photo mash-ups
Sketch app nukes napkins
Mechanical Engineer app for iPhone