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NASA updates its iPhone, iPod app

May 22, 2012 at 7:48 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- NASA says is has updated it mobile app offering photos and videos to iPhone and the iPod Touch users, with new features and a redesigned interface.

The NASA app, available right now on Apple's App Store, will improve the way people explore and experience NASA content on their smartphone or iPod, the agency said.

The updated app offers information and links to all NASA visitor centers and a section about NASA programs, Slashgear.com reported. It provides integrated weather forecasts in the spacecraft sighting opportunity section for users who like to try to spot NASA spacecraft orbiting Earth.

An estimated 4.7 million people have downloaded the app, NASA said.

The new version 2.0 requires 1OS 5.0 or higher to operate, the space agency said.

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