Astronomy: iAstro interactive

In this web-based and iPad® application, users interact with more than fifteen different galaxies, including the Milky Way. This application allows users to move throughout each galaxy to manipulate the stars, planets, and other masses by rotating and focusing in on them using touch, or a mouse and keyboard.

Exploring Space


Virginia Standards of Learning

This application addresses the following Virginia Standards of Learning for Earth Science:

  • ES.4a, ES.4b, ES.4c, ES.4d

iAstro interactive was developed through a partnership with Dr. Rasha Morsi in the Creative Gaming and Simulation Lab at Norfolk State University, and is made possible by an Enhancing Education Through Technology competitive grant from the Virginia Department of Education. iAstro interactive is available on iTunes® as an iPad® application and will be available on this webpage as a web-based application.

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