Description

Solar Walk 2 is a powerful tool for exploring our Solar system which takes you on a fascinating trip through the vast realms of space. The app introduces an amazing Solar system model with beautiful 3D representations of the Sun, the Moon, planets, satellites, planetary atmospheres and other space objects in the smallest details.

Being a new way to view the Solar system and explore the most outstanding space missions, Solar Walk 2 stands out among other astronomy applications with its stunning visuals, graphics and attractive interface.

*** Best of 2016 ***

"A must-have for solar system enthusiasts." - Star Mapping

"The application is entertaining and useful as an astronomy educational tool." - MyMac

"A great way for users of any age to learn more about astronomy." - AppAdvice

"A peerless educational tool in astronomy boasting dazzling 3D visuals of solar flares, planetary atmospheres, auroras, and asteroid belts to deliver a unique space experience with unprecedented authenticity." - Appolicious

Main features:

● 3D model of our Solar system
● Interactive space encyclopedia
● Astronomy calendar with different celestial events
● Time travel
● Space missions
● Fantastic 3D models of spacecraft
● 360 Degree Images - panoramic photos of our Solar system
● "What's new" section with the latest news from the world of space and astronomy


► Only with Solar Walk 2 you will be able to see highly-elaborated and realistic 3D models of spacecraft, satellites and interplanetary stations in real action. You will see where they started, track the real trajectory of their flight path, watch gravitational maneuvers, view real pictures made during the missions.

► Enjoy observing fascinating 3D representations of Solar system objects and some deep space objects. The list is growing! We’re eager to add new dwarf planets, missions and more facts about space! All celestial bodies are represented in its correct positions in real time and provided with the detailed information.

► Astronomy calendar of Solar Walk 2 includes various astronomical events (solar eclipse, the moon phases) and events related to space exploration (the launching of satellites, the first landing on the moon, etc). Choose any date and time and travel in time observing the most interesting celestial events of different periods.

► Wonderful panoramic photos of space objects. Fascinated by the beauty of the Solar system, want to capture celestial objects in its glory? You can select any object, make a panoramic photo and share it on Facebook. Share the beauty of our universe with your friends.

► Be aware of the latest news from the world of space and astronomy with Solar Walk 2. The app's "What's new" section will inform you about the most outstanding celestial events in time. You won't miss anything!

This app is an excellent educational tool perfect for both adults and children who are interested in astronomy and space exploration.

How is it different from Solar Walk?
Solar Walk 2 has all-new graphics, interface and updated planetary textures. Your exploration of the Solar system in Solar Walk 2 is guided by a carefully handpicked calendar, a collection of simulations of celestial events with stunning visuals. You can still fly around the Solar system and explore it on your own, like in Solar Walk 1, but now you have a comprehensive tour guide at your disposal.

The app contains In-App Purchases (Premium access).

Premium access allows you to enjoy space missions, satellites, celestial events, asteroids, dwarf planets and comets.

Unlock Premium access to the history of space exploration and man-made spacecraft. Travel with Voyager 1, see how gravity assists helped Cassini get to the outer edges of the Solar system, and explore Hubble as if you were right next to it.

Note: Solar Walk users with the app installed on device get unlimited access at a discount.

What’s New

Version 1.5.9

Thanks for reading our what’s new section, dear friend!
We have some great news for you:

• Astronomy news is now in your language (French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese are available).
• For the happy owners of the newest iPhones, we’ve added full iPhone XS and XS Max support.
• New mission added: Solar Probe Plus (also known as Parker Solar Probe, Solar Probe, Solar Probe+, abbreviated PSP).
• Enjoy the skull-faced 'Halloween Asteroid' 2015 TB145 in its updated model.

Check out the latest version of the app with all content updates, fixed bugs and improved performance throughout. We are always working on improving Solar Walk 2 for your best experience.

You know very well that your ratings and reviews on the App Store are very welcome.
Questions, remarks or suggestions? Write to us 24/7 at support@vitotechnology.com.

We value your feedback!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
2.2K Ratings
2.2K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

Tour the planets in colourful 3D and track spacecraft.

WundermonkeyZA ,

Bleh

Beautiful app but needs in app purchases to do a lot. I loved the first one more.

Developer Response ,

Your opinion is always welcomed. Thank you for using our apps.

wiswag ,

Awkward Solar Walk

A virtually unusable, frustrating app! Problems stem from the User trying manuver in 3D... while the App’s motions are herky-jerky, and don’t move in logical progression.
For example, try to observe the Moon, relative to Earth from the Sun’s perspective. Far easier to say & imagine than to accomplish!

Comets & Satellites can be imaged, but this requires a renewable upgrade (with attached costs) for which you can BUY a lifetime 40% discount...(such nonsense!)
I wanted to see more specifics of the Stephan-Oterma Comet, but they bumped me out to purchase an upgrade (bandits!)

I didn’t expect those “sucker punches” from the same people who created the far superior, Star Walk-2!!! When their feet are firmly anchored in one place, these developers are Masters of their Trade. Out in 4D they are lost in space.

Developer Response ,

Have you figured out all the features and view modes of the application? What exactly do you mean by "don’t move in logical progression"? As for extra content, it is stated in the description that the app contains in-app purchases (Premium Access).

In-App Purchases

Space Exploration Encyclopedia
Lifetime access to extra features of the app
$8.99

Information

Seller
Vito Technology Inc.
Size
732 MB
Category
Education
Compatibility
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Languages
English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© VITO Technology, Inc.
Price
$2.99
In-App Purchases
  1. Space Exploration Encyclopedia $8.99
  2. Access for Solar Walk users $4.99
  3. Premium Access: Special Offer $2.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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