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If you've ever been enjoying yourself at the pub only to be seized by an uncontrollable urge to know the position of the International Space Station - right. this. minute. — sweet mobile relief has arrived courtesy the good ol' US of A space agency. NASA on Friday released an iPhone/iPod Touch application that delivers up-to-the …

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Anonymous Coward

Here's a sneaky peek at those LCROSS updates:

Day 1: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 2: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 3: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 4: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 5: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 6: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 7: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 8: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

Day 9: Vehicle is distributed over lunar surface

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"space agency-level hardware costs"

Clearly I can't afford this app since I have to ask its price.

I WOULD like to know where the deorbited ISS is likely to strike, though.

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Anonymous Coward

Honestly....

Is there an iPhone app that can't be recreated with some basic google ability?

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Black Helicopters

Thanks Reg

This has got to be the lamest App ever. But being a Geek I have to download it and look at it.

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Whats wrong with

www.n2yo.com

As I write the ISS is just passing below South Island, New Zealand.

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Joke

Wonderful thing about these Google map thingies..

(Not the trojan-laden spam jobbies I get daily on gmail, natch)...is that, looking at the ISS flightpath, and living in Finland I feel safe that when it's finally de-orbited it'll will be nowhere near us... ,er - hang on a mo' , something out of the pub window.........JESUS FUC*KING CHRIST!!!!

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Boffin

Got to fund a moon mission somehow...

Are things that tight at NASA since old Obama decided that the USofA can't afford space travel that they've got to raise money with iPhone apps?

"If you've ever been enjoying yourself at the pub only to be seized by an uncontrollable urge to know the position of the International Space Station - right. this. minute. — sweet mobile relief has arrived courtesy the good ol' US of A space agency."

On the other hand you could just save yourself some pennies and check out Heavens-Above on any browser and find the location of gazillions of satellite things: http://www.heavens-above.com

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Jobs Horns

while you can google this info...

Why is it that only iPeople get the special goodness of a pretty app?

This planet is turning into the world of iHaves and iHave-nots.

Everone is equal; except iPeople who are extra special and better than everyone else.

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<sigh>

Meanwhile, I've had windows-mobile phones for years before the iPhone; and while NASA (and my bank) are busy writing iPhone apps, not one deigned to do the same for WinMo.

<sigh>

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WTF?

Call me Nokolai Armstrongski

Hey, we Americans may not be able to put men in orbit, but by God we sure can build an app to let you watch our boys ride that Russian rocket up in to space! USA! USA! US... er, um... oh my... hey brother, can you give me a lift up to the ISS?

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