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Man in Space is an app showcasing a historical event (like On the Way to Woodstock) that focuses on space exploration from the last 50 years.
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App DescriptionMan In Space celebrates 50 years of mankindâ€™s adventure in space, from Yuri Gagarin's epic spaceflight on 12 April 1961 to the International Space Station and beyond. This is more than an electronic book â€“ itâ€™s a complete multimedia experience. Tap the screen to play videos, rotate spacecraft views and bring interactive elements into play. You'll never feel closer to being in space.
* WINNER of the fwa.com 'Mobile of the Day' award June 2011 *
This book app features:
â€¢ 360-degree panoramic views of the Moon
â€¢ 3D views of legendary spacecraft, allowing you to examine them from any angle
â€¢ Amazing images and themed photo galleries
â€¢ Historic video footage brings the story to life
â€¢ Interactive diagrams
â€¢ A foreword by Sir Patrick Moore - the only person to have met Neil Armstrong, Yuri Gagarin and the Wright brothers
Based on a special issue of Sky at Night Magazine, this app brings you even more incredible content in the form of additional photos, archive videos and interactive diagrams.
Discover the events that created the Space Race, from the pioneering rocket designs of Wernher von Braun and Sergei Korolev to the first spacewalks and the Apollo Moon missions. After the manned Moon landings, both sides' focus shifted to space stations. Man In Space charts their progress, from Salyut and Skylab to Mir and the International Space Station.
You can see a video of the App in action on the support page at skyatnightmagazine.com
Thanks for all of the positive feedback. The App has reached the following positions so far:
#2 iPad Book in Portugal
#2 iPad Book in Denmark
#2 iPad Book in Belgium
#3 iPad Book in United Kingdom
#3 iPad Book in Sweden
#3 iPad Book in Finland
#4 iPad Book in United States
#6 iPad Book in Canada
#6 iPad Book in Mexico
#8 iPad Book in Norway
Man In Space has been created by Sky at Night Magazine, the biggest name in astronomy
August 16, 2011 New version 1.1
May 06, 2011 New version 1.0.1
April 25, 2011 Initial Release