NASA Be A Martian
The Be A Martian app lets you experience Mars as if you were there! Take part in discovery as it happens and join a community of worldwide explorers! This app offers exciting ways to take part in discovery and learn about NASA's Mars missions. You can also view Mars images and videos, and read the mission news. Learn more about Be A Martian at: http://BeAMartian.jpl.nasa.gov and visit NASA’s Mars Exploration Program website: http://mars.nasa.gov.More
- See the latest mission images of our spacecraft and those returned from the Red Planet.
- Get the latest updates on Curiosity's Journey
- Learn about Mars and all the active missions.
- Ask us a question about Mars.
- Get up-to-the-minute news.
- Check out behind-the-scenes videos featuring people on the missions.
Jet Propulsion LaboratoryMore
- Approximate size
4.65 MB - 6.76 MBMore
- Age rating
For ages 3 and upMore
The app developer believes this app meets accessibility requirements, making it easier for everyone to use.More
- Supported operating systems
Windows 10Windows 8.1
- Supported processors
- Supported languages
English (United States)
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- Additional terms
Access your Internet connectionUse your pictures library
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What’s New? - Support for Windows 8.1 - Mars rover Curiosity’s raw images Added Functionality: - Share your favorite Mars images, news, and videos! - Live tiles to display what's new on Mars. - Search tool
NASA Be A Martian
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Needs an update
After using this app for over a year, I've gotten fed up with it. It won't let you go directly to the next image when viewing the raw images instead of having to go back to the thumbnail page and having to select each image, which is a double pain because it always goes back to the beginning. If there's a lot of images, you have to scroll back to where you were. It enlarges wide images, which introduces jpeg artifacts which lowers the image quality, and forces you to scroll the image to see the rest of it. And they NEVER write back to you if you ask questions or make suggestions. Since this app has been this way since the beginning, it looks like they have no interest in ever updating it. BTW, one of the screenshots shows the app having the Opportunity rover raw images too. It doesn't.More
Great on WinPhone8
Love this app on my PC and on the phone. Fun to share with the grand kids too.More
Cool app, it's fun to see what's happening on mars
It's cool how NASA is starting to reach out more to the public in fun ways.More
Love the app!
Nice way to be updated on curiosity's new adventures. Great pics as well!More
Nice and fun
Very good content laid out in a fun way. Good work on the interface. Don't hesitate to get this app.More
Not a live tile?
This is a perfect Win8 app to be a live tile, which unfortunately it is not.More
App is fun and pictures are neat.More
Is a nice app, but it can do a little more.
Live tiles can be an important role in this app which is not implemented. I would like to see pictures of mars, titles of interesting articles, updates, etc.More
Great info and fun... needs easier scrolling
Nice app, but needs easy way to browse updates to missions without needing to press the back button each time, clicking mission updates, then next update. Bit tedious.More