NASA’s Online Radio Station Rocks Smartphones

Third Rock Radio. Photo Credit: NASA

MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — NASA’s Third Rock Radio just got mobile. Updates to the NASA App for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android now include a feature to listen to the agency’s new online alternative rock radio station.

 “Now you can listen to great music in the same app that still provides all of NASA’s amazing content wherever you are,” said Jerry Colen, NASA App project manager at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.

 Third Rock – America’s Space Station launched with a new rock/indie/alternative format on Dec. 12, 2011. The station is being developed and operated at no cost to the government through a Space Act Agreement.

 The NASA Apps showcase 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 spacecraft orbiting Earth. App users easily can share NASA content on Facebook, Twitter or via e-mail.

 For more information and to links download the apps, visit:

 For more information on and to listen to Third Rock, visit:

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