It's a very full sky. Point your phone or tablet skyward and learn what's in orbit.
The sky is crowded with more than 3,000 satellites. With "Up in the Sky+" you can quickly and easily explore what's out there and discover what each satellite does. Are you being watched? Where's my DirectTV satellite? Where's the ISS now?
With the free version you can identify satellites that provide TV, XM Radio, and weather data.
With this 99¢ version you can also identify and learn about:
Russian and Chinese military satellites
Earth science satellites
Space science satellites
Amateur radio satellites
Communication satellites and more
Up in the Sky is intended as an educational tool, designed to help spark greater interest about this unseen but critical part of today's world. With a point and view augmented-reality graphical interface, the user can easily explore the satellites overhead. A screen touch of a satellite's image pops open a page with a brief description and a link for more detailed information.
Other features include:
Up to date orbit information
Searchable database of over 3,000 satellites
Real-time "research mode" viewing
Links to Internet sites with much more satellite information