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Walk on the Moon

On July 20th, 1969 American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon.  In honor of this historic day I have included an audio transmission of the event and a list of iPad NASA apps.

NASA App HD: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nasa-app-hd/id387310098?mt=8

The NASA App HD invites you to discover a wealth of NASA information right on your iPad. The application collects, customizes and delivers an extensive selection of dynamically updated mission information, images, videos and Twitter feeds from various online NASA sources in a convenient mobile package.

Space Images: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/space-images-ipad/id431166828?mt=8

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.

NASA Television: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nasa-television/id434439506?mt=8

The NASA Television App brings live and on-demand TV programming to your iPhone or iPod Touch. 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, and check out a list of NASA-related programming on other networks.

AstroApp: Space Shuttle Crew: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/astroapp-space-shuttle-crew/id432366873

NASA’s Space Shuttle program ends after 30 years. Celebrate this accomplishment with us. Get to know all the space travelers who flew on this unique vehicle. You can sort by name and mission. The “Suit Me Up” feature allows you to become a Space Shuttle astronaut yourself. Share it with your friends and family.

3D Sun: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/3d-sun/id347089078

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, orbiting millions of miles away.

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Posted by on July 20, 2011 in Apps, EdTech, iPad, Mobile Learning, Science

 

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