NASA brings a new view of Earth to your Apple TV

NASA has added a new application to it’s already robust lineup from iPhone to Android. The Apple TV join’s the ranks, NASA says it has seen over 17 million combined downloads prior to launching the new Apple TV application on Tuesday.

The new application brings a live view of Earth as seen from the International Space Station (ISS)

Features include:

  • Watch live streaming NASA TV, and get a real-time view of the Earth from the International Space Station
  • View more than 15,000 images individually or as a continuous slideshow
  • Play on demand NASA videos
  • Find the next opportunity to view the International Space Station and other NASA satellites pass overhead, based on your location.
  • Display 2-D and 3-D satellite tracking maps
  • Discover the latest NASA mission information
  • Listen to Third Rock internet streaming radio
  • View the Earth as Art image gallery

“The NASA app has been a fantastic way for the public to experience the excitement of space exploration from their mobile devices,” said David Weaver, NASA associate administrator for Communications. “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 for free in the App Store on Apple TV.

Here the European Space Agency has a live location map of the IIS.

All images courtesy NASA/Apple

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