Explore Space With NASA’s New Apple TV App

Caitlin Schneider

If you can’t get enough NASA (we’ll count ourselves among that group), here's some good news: the agency recently released an Apple TV app to help you continuously feed your space-loving soul.

The NASA app was previously available in iOS form, but let’s face it, the cosmos is meant to be observed on the big screen. The free app works with a fourth-generation Apple TV, and with it you can watch a live stream from the International Space Station as you track its course in real time. You can also view 15,000 archival images, play 10,000 videos, and get information on current and future missions. There's also a whole lot more to the app, including 2D and 3D tracking maps of satellites in orbit, and the Third Rock Radio station. The app is basically as extensive as space itself.

If you don’t have an up-to-date Apple TV, grab the NASA app for your phone or tablet and start exploring. And if you're interested in even more space at your fingertips, check out their "Eyes on Exoplanets" virtual 3D app.

[h/t Thrillist]

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