NASA’s Apple TV app gives you realtime view of Earth from the stars

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Your own private window from the International Space Station!
Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac

Apple loves talking about Apple TV’s impressive screensavers, which let viewers fly through some of the most jaw-dropping locations on the planet. You know what’s even more impressive than the world’s most gorgeous locations, though? The most dazzling locations out of this world!

That’s the concept behind NASA’s stunning new Apple TV app, which offers realtime views of the Earth as glimpsed from the International Space Station, among other space-age features.

In addition to your very own window out of the ISS, NASA’s Apple TV app features HD versions of NASA TV, on-demand videos, 3D satellite tracking maps, Third Rock internet streaming radio, and a slideshow consisting of more than 15,000 amazing images.

“The NASA app has been a fantastic way for the public to experience the excitement of space exploration from their mobile devices,” says David Weaver, NASA associate administrator for Communications, referring to the existing NASA mobile app — which has been downloaded upwards of 17 million times on iOS, Android and Fire OS.

“Now, users with the latest Apple TV can explore and enjoy our remarkable images, videos, mission information, NASA Television and more on the big screen with the whole family.”

The NASA app is available to download in the Apple TV App Store now.

Source: NASA

Via: Engadget