March 25, 2010
Buzz Aldrin has basically done it all. He has served in the military, traveled to the moon, wrote a book, produced a MS-DOS strategy game, and even started participating in Dancing with the Stars. Now he has one more item to add to his unique list of accomplishments, iPhone app design. Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration was developed by The App Company but conceived by Buzz Aldrin himself thanks to a heightened interest in space activity, particularly among young people. The app is intended to take you on a journey through the world of everything that is space exploration. And honestly, what better person is there to take you on that journey than the second man to walk on the moon?
"It is these young people who are the generation that will take mankind’s next steps in exploring the frontiers of space. This app is an amazing tool to both educate and entertain," said Buzz Aldrin.Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration features all kinds of ways to learn about the past, present, and future of space exploration, and ways to take part in furthering the sciences. The app features original content and insights by Buzz Aldrin on all-important space initiatives including blogs, journals and twitter feeds. It also features lively roundtable discussions moderated and participated in by some of the top minds in the science and space community. The app allows you to follow news feeds, podcasts, and video from NASA itself, along with a myriad of other science and space sources. You can even follow the many important Twitter feeds and blogs related to space exploration from within the app. Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration has tons of visually stimulating content as well, including live NASA streaming TV and photo galleries, and videos and photos from hundreds of important space initiatives, both current and historic. That's really just a handful of Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration's features. If you are interested in space exploration on almost any level, you really couldn't ask for much more from a $1.99 app.