NASA has released an app for the iPad called NASA Visualization Explorer or NASA Viz for short. The app is designed to deliver stories from NASA’s space based Earth science research.
This is the NASA Visualization Explorer, the coolest way to get stories about advanced space-based research delivered right to your iPad. A direct connection to NASA’s extraordinary fleet of research spacecraft, this app presents cutting edge research stories in an engaging and exciting format. See the Earth as you’ve never seen it before; travel to places otherwise unavailable to even the most intrepid explorers! Download it now, tap into the power of NASA’s cutting-edge research today and check for new stories every week.
The app covers topics such as climate change, aerosols, glaciers, hurricanes, volcanoes and wildfires all from the perspective of space. The app is free and only available for the iPad; running iOS 4.3 or higher.
[Free – iTunes link]