Press Release

NASA Rolls Out New App to Increase Space Based Knowledge

By SpaceRef Editor
August 2, 2012
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NASA Rolls Out New App to Increase Space Based Knowledge

What: NASA plans to launch its new Space 365 App this Friday at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center. Space 365 offers quick access to NASA events and quirky trivia facts that happened each day of the year.

More than 4,000 NASA events are contained in the database. If you want to follow the latest on the Mars Curiosity Rover, check out a special date in history, or simply love trivia, you’ll want to discover more about NASA’s newest app.

For the rollout event, we’ll have a big screen and a demonstration area for you to check out this cutting-edge app, developed at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville.

The new NASA app is available on Apple iTunes for iphone, ipad and android devices. For download and more information, visit:

Who: Special guest Dr. Steve Williams, education and project outreach lead for NASA’s Planetary Science Division, will be on hand to answer your questions.

When: 2 p.m. CDT, Friday, Aug. 3, 2 p.m.

Where: Saturn V Hall, Davidson Center for Space Exploration,
U.S. Space & Rocket Center, 1 Tranquility Base, Huntsville

To attend: News media interested in covering the event should contact Tim Hall at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center at 256-701-0916, or Janet Anderson in the Marshall Public & Employee Communications Office at 256-544-0034, no later than 11 a.m. Aug. 3.

SpaceRef staff editor.