Solar System News 1: Sun and Inner Planets - Video and Images
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All the latest videos and images from space probes sent to explore the Sun and inner planets Mercury, Venus and Mars, plus numerous Asteroids. Also features a program about the Earth and exploration of the Moon. Includes almost an hour of video and over 100 high-resolution images. All images and original footage courtesy NASA & ESA.
* Summary – 5 min – looks at the evolution of the Solar System and then gives a brief summary of the Sun each of the inner planets.
* The Sun – 5 min – looks at the energy that drives the Sun and the probes sent to explore it.
* Mercury – 10 min – looks at the discoveries made by the Messenger probe now in orbit around the innermost planet. Also includes 27 images from Messenger.
* Venus – 8 min – concentrates on the discoveries made by Venus Express, but also looks at past missions to the planet. Features 22 images from these probes.
* Earth and Moon – 7 min – features a series of images of the Earth from Space, then looks at the Smart 1 lunar probe and a future Lunar Lander. Features 23 images of the Earth and 13 Moon images.
* Mars – 17 min – contains all the latest news from the landers and orbitters currently exploring the Red Planet, including 8 min on the Mars Rovers. 55 images cover all aspects of the planet and its two small moons.
* Asteroids – 6 min – looks at space probe encounters with asteroids such as Eros, Steins and Lutetia. 26 images feature the best images taken of asteroids from space probes.
What's New in Version 1.1
Minor bug fixes and presentation improvements
- USD 2.99
- Category: Education
- Updated: 29 August 2013
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 352 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Astrovisuals
- © Astrovisuals
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.