NASA’s alternative space "station" rocks your smartphone

NASA Apps for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android gets a rock station

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NASA has plugged in an alternative rock station to its  iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android app.

NASA said its Third Rock Radio - America's Space Station, is a collaboration with RFC Media and is operated at no cost to the government through a Space Act Agreement, the agency said.

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NASA features and news items are embedded throughout the NASA App alongside greetings by celebrity artists, the agency said. Third Rock also will also advertise high-tech job openings in the engineering, science and IT fields. In addition to the NASA Web Portal, the station will be available online in the future at the radio tab of Apple's iTunes and other sites.

The NASA Apps features a wealth of NASA content, including images, videos on-demand, live streaming video from NASA Television, mission information, feature stories and breaking news. Users also can find sighting opportunities for the International Space Station and track the positions of Earth orbiting spacecraft.

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