Cassini HD by Thinx Media Interactive LLC (Universal)
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Released: Sep 15, 2012
Version: 2.0.0
Size: 122 MB
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Cassini HD

Thinx Media Interactive LLC
Come on a voyage of discovery to the ringed planet of Saturn with Cassini HD for iPad and iPhone. Navigate a collection of more than 960 spectacular images returned to Earth by NASA's Cassini orbiter while learning about this alien environment in our celestial backyard. The Cassini HD photo collection was carefully selected from thousands of images available courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech.

Browsing this collection takes you on a journey from Saturn itself, beyond its stunning rings, and past more than 20 of its moons. Additional information about each image can be revealed with just a tap. With multiple ways to navigate, Cassini HD becomes an immersive experience guided by your own curiosity: an alphabetical menu can take you to any point of interest, while a unique navigation map and thumbnails view allow you to scroll easily through this vast collection.

Save images to your favorites to access them quickly, or save them to your photo roll to use as wallpaper or enjoy anytime. Integration with social media adds to the fun as you share your discoveries with family and friends.

FEATURES
• Journey from Saturn itself, to its stunning rings and past more than 20 different moons
• Supports both portrait and landscape orientation for optimal viewing quality.
• Full captions expand with additional information with just a tap
• Alphabetical menu brings you directly to any section of interest; unique navigation map and thumbnails allow you to scroll easily through this vast collection
• Integration with the most popular social networks: Share your discoveries with friends on Facebook and Twitter, or via email
• Add images to your favorites for easy access
• Save your favorite images to your photo roll and use them as a wallpaper on your iPad or iPhone
• Future updates will add to this collection the latest images from Cassini as more become available.

"I like to know that even if I'm out of Wi-Fi range, I can always take a trip through Saturn's rings."
— Carl Zimmer

"worth a download"
— TUAW

"I give it a rating of 10 rings out of 10."
— It's Okay To Be Smart

"An excellent app that brings the beauty and magic of this planet right to your fingertips."
— Earthscanner

What's new in version 2.0.0
• Universal app: now explore Saturn from your iPhone and iPad
• New images: more than 100 new images curated from the latest Cassini discoveries
• My favorites: mark your favorite images for easy access
• Updated and redesigned UI
• Bug fixes and performance enhancements
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Cassini HD is a highly rated app (5-star).
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