What's New

• Updated for iOS 7 and iOS 8. iOS 7 or later is required for this update.
• Supports full resolution on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
• Slightly improved graphics rendering (since OpenGLES 1.x no longer has to be supported).
• Added MSL Curiosity time zone.
• Added link to my new app for visualizing Mars Rover images, Midnight Planets.

App Description

Take a tour of the mysterious Red Planet. This virtual globe combines a high-resolution satellite map with laser altimeter data and advanced topographic lighting to present the planet Mars as it appears from above. An Introduction and Guided Tour present some of Mars' most intriguing features. You can leave the guided tour and explore Mars as you like; over 1500 surface features have been annotated with information and links. Mars Globe is a must-have app for anyone interested in our solar system.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 08, 2014 New version 2.3
  • September 29, 2012 New version 2.2.4
  • September 21, 2012 New version 2.2.3
  • September 07, 2012 New version 2.2.2
  • March 27, 2012 New version 2.2
  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.0.1

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