Showing posts with label Space. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Space. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Spot the International Space Station from Your Backyard With This Cool Mobile App

NASA SpotTheStation Mobile App
Have you ever gazed at the night sky and wondered about the mysteries it holds? 

Have you ever wished to spot the International Space Station (ISS) as it orbits our planet? 

Here's a Cool Tip.  Turn your smartphone into a gateway to the cosmos with NASA’s SpotTheStation mobile app.

Here's how to do it.
  • Download the SpotTheStation mobile app. The app is available for download on both iOS and Android.
  • Once you’ve installed the app, open it and set your location. This will allow the app to provide accurate sighting opportunities based on your exact location.
  • The app will show you when the next sighting of the station from your location will be, along with a countdown.
  • With the power of augmented reality, the app’s built-in compass will show you where the space station is – even if you’re on the other side of the globe.
  • The app provides options for capturing and sharing pictures and videos of your sightings in real-time.
NASA SpotTheStation Mobile App

fig. 1 - NASA SpotTheStation Mobile App

The SpotTheStation app is a powerful tool for space enthusiasts. 

It not only allows you to spot the ISS but also enhances the sighting experience by providing additional capabilities and information.


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Wednesday, June 24, 2015

NASA Launches New Image Gallery

NASA has launched a new searchable gallery of images available HERE.  It's really out of this world!

The new site is a collection of over 138,000 images from 70 galleries and allows for improved searching capabilities.  And all of this is, of course, free.

Astronaut in space
This treasure trove of photos spans years of NASA photos.

Collections include the Ames Image Gallery, Goddard Image gallery, NASA Human Space Flight Collection, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Collection, NASA Image of the Day Gallery and multiple Space Shuttle Flight Collections.

The new search capabilities bring iconic photos to users within seconds.

This new site is in addition to NASA's main image gallery available HERE

NASA sound and ringtone files are also available.  I've reviewed this popular resource here at OneCoolTip.  Learn more HERE.



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