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Website of the Week: The NASA App

You probably have more computing power in your pocket than all of NASA had when it sent men to the moon in 1969.

If you carry an iPhone or similar Web-enabled mobile device, you probably have more computing power in your pocket than all of NASA had when it sent men to the moon in 1969.

Some of the images available on the NASA app.

Of course, people may have been smarter back then. Any case, NASA isn’t letting technologies here on Earth pass it by, at least for it’s terrestrial mission of getting information to the public.

Which brings us to the NASA App, first launched back in December, available at usa.gov and the NASA site.

It would be worth at least double the price of admission if only for the photos–more than 1,000 of spacecraft, space and more. For kids and others with a fascination with space, that means hours and years of wonder.

Then there’s plenty of information about NASA’s missions (it’s a lot more than the National Aeronautics and SHUTTLE Administration), a schedule of launches, and lift-offs, too.

So space cadets, rejoice at the NASA App, the Government Video Website of the Week!

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