NASA’S EYES is a website and apps that can be used to explore Earth, the solar system, and the universe along with the spacecraft used for exploration.
While some of the interactives are browser-based, others require the NASA’s Eyes app.
Interactive visualizations include Juno, Eyes on the Earth, Eyes on the Solar System, and Eyes on Exoplanets. Solar system tours are also available.
The Events on Earth section explores recent events on our own planet including dust storms, fires, and hurricanes using satellite imagery.
DSN Now is a live web app that allows users to see which spacecrafts are currently active.
Finally, Experience Curiosity is a WebGL experience that allows users to learn about the Curiosity rover as it explores Mars.
Librarians will find this website a great way to get young people excited about space and space exploration. Use the website and apps to jumpstart research projects.
To visit the website, go to http://eyes.nasa.gov/