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App sends Mars Rover images to your smartphone

Get Mars sent to your smartphone.

If you thought tweeting astronauts were intimate, then you'll likely enjoy getting Mars Rover images sent to your iPhone, iPad, or Android devices too.

NASA has released a new app that can beam photos to your smartphone from a rover called Opportunity, which has been roaming around Mars since 2004.

The images will come from NASA Opportunity rover when ready and users can share images with their friends through email. The app was made by computer scientist Mark Powell at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

To see more photos, go here.

via New App Downlinks Mars Rover Images Straight to Your Smartphone [Popular Science]

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