Outer-space Facts

There have been six successful missions to put people on Earth’s moon between 1969 and 1972. A total of 12 astronauts have explored its surface. No one has been on the moon since December 14, 1972.

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The U.S. space exploration program helped create the TV satellite dish, MRIs, vision screening computer systems, ear thermometers, firefighter suits made of fire-resistant fabrics, smoke detectors, cordless tools, shock absorbing helmets, invisible braces for teeth, joystick controllers, and much more.

Excerpt and image from: www.factretriever.com/outer-space-facts

NASA App for Smartphones

The NASA app is free of charge and can be downloaded to your mobile device. Some of its features include:

  • Experience latest NASA events unfolding in real-time on NASA TV
  • Live views of the earth from the High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment on the ISS
  • See the latest NASA photos, videos and feature stories
  • Save images to your mobile device
  • Get information about all of NASA’s current missions
  • Get the latest launch information & view countdown clocks
  • Track the location of the International Space Station and other NASA Earth orbiting satellites

Download for iOSAndroid, Apple TV, Kindle Fire, Fire TV and Roku.