JPL Mobile Apps

Looking to explore your favorite space images in striking detail or take a virtual trip to Mars? JPL has apps for that! We're taking all the best JPL science, images and more to bring you several new JPL applications that'll keep you informed and entertained no matter where you are. Find out more about the latest JPL apps below.


Space Images for iPad  

Space Images V2 icon


Space Images V2!

Discover, share and explore stunning images and videos of space from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory -- now available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android devices.

› Learn more

Space Images available for iPad and iPhone in the iTunes AppStore

› Download Space Images for iPhone
› Download Space Images for iPad

Space Images available in the Android Market

› Download Space Images for Android devices


Images Of Change

Human activities, a changing climate and natural disasters are rapidly altering the face of our planet. Now, with NASA's Images of Change iPad application, users can get an interactive before-and-after view of these changes.

› Download for Apple devices



Moon Tours

Explore the surface of the moon, including craters, hills, minerology and Apollo mission imagery, in incredible detail with this mobile version of NASA's Lunar Mapping and Modeling Portal

› Download for Apple devices



Rescue 406

A distress call from an emergency beacon goes off somewhere in the world. Satellites orbiting high above Earth receive the signal and relay the person's location to search and rescue crews on the ground. In this SciJinks mobile game, you will use the information from these satellites to direct the rescue effort.

› Download for Apple devices



Space Place Prime - Now Available for Android!

A free NASA magazine app for kids, teachers, parents, space enthusiasts and everyone in between, Space Place Prime gathers some of the best and most recent web offerings from NASA, tapping into engrossing articles from The Space Place website, enlightening NASA videos, and daily images such as the Astronomy Picture of the Day and the NASA Earth Observatory Image of the Day.

› Download for iPad

› Download for iPhone

› Download for Android



NASA's Earth Now - Now Available on Android Devices!

View stunning visualizations of climate change data from NASA's Earth satellites on a 3-D model of Earth that can be rotated and manipulated for an all-encompassing view of our world's vital stats. Choose from extensive visual datamaps including sea level, ozone, carbon dioxide and watervapor to monitor and study climate patterns across the planet.

› Download for Apple devices

› Download for Android devices



NASA Be A Martian - Now for Apple, Windows 8 and Android Devices!

The Be A Martian app lets you experience Mars as if you were there! Take part in discovery as it happens and join a community of worldwide explorers! This app offers exciting ways to take part in discovery and learn about NASA's Mars missions.

› Download for Android devices

› Download for Apple devices

› Download for Windows 8 devices

› Download for Windows Phone



Spacecraft 3D - Now Available for Android Devices!

Get an up-close-and-personal look at a variety of NASA spacecraft designed to study the Earth, Mars and the universe, using this augmented reality application.

› Download for Apple devices

› Download for Android devices

› Download the AR Target(PDF)



Mars Rover: Curiosity

Curiosity, NASA's biggest and most technologically advanced rover yet, touched down on the Red Planet on Aug. 5, 2012 (PDT) on an ambitious mission to search for the building blocks of life. Explore this amazing rover, and learn about the tools that it is using to investigate the Martian world. App currently available on Windows 8 devices.

› Download for Windows 8 devices




Learn about NASA's Earth satellite mission to measure global sea surface salinity, a major factor of climate change. The Aquarius app features news updates and scientific data from the mission. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Devices.

› Learn more




NASA's Cassini spacecraft has explored the Saturnian system from orbit since July 2004, unraveling mysteries about the ringed planet and its many moons. The Cassini app brings the spacecraft's discoveries to your fingertips with a visual overview of its current activities, incuding present position, flybys and latest images. Available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Devices.

› Learn more



Comet Quest - Now available in Spanish, French and German (as well as English!)

You're in the driver's seat as the Rosetta spacecraft begins its orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Take the controls to examine the comet up close, explore craters, cracks and jets on the comet's surface and learn more about the mysterious object all while earning points for your discoveries. Then continue your interactive lesson with factoids, resources and answers to common comet questions all built right into the app.

› Learn more




NASA's GRAIL mission is comprised of a pair of mirror-identical spacecraft to the Earth's Moon to perform precision gravity measurements. This app has specific information about the science and purpose of the GRAIL Mission, and features daily mission news updates, images of the spacecraft during assembly and testing, videos and 3D models of the spacecraft and moon.

› Learn more



Satellite Insight

Now available in Spanish

This game, based on NASA's GOES-R satellite series, which is designed to provide constant data and imagery on Earth's weather and even detect and track hurricanes, puts players in the hot seat, bundling identical blocks of data as they're collected by a virtual spacecraft.

› Learn more


Discover even more about JPL apps on our FAQ page.
Have a question or suggestion? Feedback.


Get JPL Updates
Sign Up for JPL UpdatesRegister today and receive up-to-the-minute e-mail alerts delivered directly to your inbox.
Sign Up for JPL Updates