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Explore Space with These Apple TV Apps

Explore Space with These Apple TV Apps

Explore our Earth, our solar system, and beyond with these beautiful apps for the Apple TV.

Experience beyond the horizon

Star Walk for Kids: Learning Astronomy and Space

Teach your kids about the sun, moon, and planets in a unique way.

Star Walk for Kids: Learning Astronomy and Space
Watch, listen, and learn

For those who want to encourage their child’s interest in space and the solar system.

If your kids are curious about the sun, moon, planets, and everything to do with the solar system, then encourage that interest with Star Walk Kids – Explore Space for Apple TV. With details about the constellations, brightest stars, the International Space Station, and the Hubble Space Telescope, you can put the universe right in your living room for your child to explore.

Why we love it

Star Walk Kids – Explore Space on Apple TV provides a wonderful way for your kids to learn about the wonders of the universe. Based on the Star Walk app for adults, this is one the whole family can enjoy together.

For those who...

  • You want to help your child learn about the universe
  • Your child is interested in space and the solar system

Not for those who...

  • Your child has no interest in space or the solar system
  • You prefer your current Apple TV app that teaches about the universe
Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Missions & Solar System

Experience the secrets of our universe from your TV screen.

Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Missions & Solar System
Real Time Space

For those folks who want to see the universe from various angles and with a built-in soundtrack.

Doesn't everything about life deserve its own soundtrack? With Solar Walk 2, you can experience the world around us in stunning detail with an impressive soundtrack as well. You will see the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope fly over the Earth in real time. Their models have been meticulously reconstructed from photographs and blueprints and you can study every detail in close-up.

Why we love it

One of the top-selling apps on the App Store, Solar Walk 2 continues to impress with each new update.

For those who...

  • You love space and exploration.
  • Are into discovery.
  • Want to know what's beyond the clouds.

Not for those who...

  • You want to keep your feet firmly planted on Earth.
  • Don't have time to experience the world.
  • Rather watch a film.

Explore Our Closest Neighbor, Mars

Mars Weather - Photos and Information on the Martian Climate

As close as you'll ever get to being on Mars.

Mars Weather - Photos and Information on the Martian Climate
Better bring a jacket

For space fans who are interested in learning more about the interesting and unique planet.

Viewers can see the latest and most up-to-date climate information from Curiosity Rover on the surface of the planet. You can view the conditions while looking at a number of images of the planet captured from orbit and on the surface. You can manually flip through the pictures or let them autoplay. While the app itself is free, an in-app purchase will unlock 25 additional images of the Red Planet.

Why we love it

Thanks to films like "The Martian," many space fans have become even more interested in the Red Planet. The app is a great way to view some beautiful images from Mars and look at the actual weather. You'll also be able to view other interesting tidbits about the planet.

For those who...

  • Interested in learning more about the climate of the Red Planet.
  • Liked the hit film "The Martian."

Not for those who...

  • Want to learn more about the other major planets in our solar system.
  • You don't want to pay extra to unlock additional content.

Explore Our Solar System with These Apps

General space apps

NASA

What better way is there to experience space scenes and streaming NASA TV than on a large screen?

NASA
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For those who appreciate views of the Earth from space as well as streaming NASA TV.

If you enjoy the NASA app on your iPhone or iPad, then imagine what it would be like to view those streaming videos and amazing images from space on the big screen. Take a look at NASA for Apple TV and experience something spectacular.

Why we love it

With the NASA app on your Apple TV not only can you witness the spectacular views and images from space, but you can stay up to date with missions and check out streaming content easily.

For those who...

  • You enjoy the NASA app on iOS
  • You appreciate breath-taking views from space

Not for those who...

  • You dislike the NASA app or have no interest in it
  • You do not care to look at views from space
Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Missions & Solar System

Experience the secrets of our universe from your TV screen.

Solar Walk ™ 2 - Space Missions & Solar System
Real Time Space

For those folks who want to see the universe from various angles and with a built-in soundtrack.

Doesn't everything about life deserve its own soundtrack? With Solar Walk 2, you can experience the world around us in stunning detail with an impressive soundtrack as well. You will see the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope fly over the Earth in real time. Their models have been meticulously reconstructed from photographs and blueprints and you can study every detail in close-up.

Why we love it

One of the top-selling apps on the App Store, Solar Walk 2 continues to impress with each new update.

For those who...

  • You love space and exploration.
  • Are into discovery.
  • Want to know what's beyond the clouds.

Not for those who...

  • You want to keep your feet firmly planted on Earth.
  • Don't have time to experience the world.
  • Rather watch a film.
Space Station Live: ISS Video and NASA TV

A real-time view of Earth from the International Space Station.

Space Station Live: ISS Video and NASA TV
High above the clouds

For anyone who has imagined what it would look like to orbit Earth.

There are one of four different camera angles that may be showing - one forward, one down, and two looking back. The app also includes direct access to the NASA TV public feed so you can view other information about spaces like live launches and landings. You’ll even be able to view detailed information about the ISS crew and how long they have been ins space. Just to note, the ISS only spends half of its time in the light, so you might have to be patient to see a spectacular view.

Why we love it

The view from the High Definition Earth-Viewing system is simply mesmerizing. It looks beautiful on the Apple TV, and just for a moment might make you think you're on the ISS.

For those who...

  • Want to see how the Earth's surface looks in real-time.
  • Looking for a beautiful and breathtaking way to explore our planet

Not for those who...

  • Are more interested in what is happening on planet Earth.
  • You're not all that patient and want to see live video immediately.