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International Space Station for Mac

See the position of the Space Station and see it naked eye in the sky when over you.

In English
Version 2.2.2

International Space Station overview

International Space Station allows to see the position and route of the International Space Station over an interactive map of the world or in alternate an interactive tridimensional representation of the globe with day and night zones. Using this application you can see if the International Space station is visible (naked eye) in the sky from your position in the next hours.

The Experience
  • See it naked eye. Many people has no idea the space station can be seen naked eye (if you know when to look and where)
  • Using the application I did it many time. Success is granted and everyone will be amazed if you show them the station in the sky.
  • With a simple click you can also see the live webcam stream coming from the International Space Station.
  • You have the possibility to see it naked eye many times in a month
  • Often 2 visible naked eye passage in the same night (after a full orbit of around 90 minutes)
  • The station takes some minutes to pass over you in the sky and disappear. It runs at around 27 000 Km/h - 17 000 MPH
  • You can watch also the astronauts activities with video and audio, all live.
  • Very accurate position calculation using latest NASA algorithm updated every second.
  • Calculation is calculated locally using an internal algorithm, no external source required.
  • Route path visualized over the map or over a 3d globe for the next hours to see if it will be over your location.
  • Exact coordinate position, speed, elevation.
  • Zoom, move and resize the map as you like
  • Offers 6 different types of map/3D globe on macOS 10.13+ (5 on previous macOS releases, plain map is available only on macOS 10.13+)
  • Automatic update of the latest orbital parameters from our servers to calculate the orbits (NASA source)
  • Perfect results as using pro orbital software but in an easy to use app
  • Offers 6 different types of map/3D globe on macOS 10.13+ (5 on previous macOS releases, plain map is available only on macOS 10.13+)
  • Customizable latitude/longitude format
  • Measure units in Km and Km/h or NM and MPH
  • Zoomable interactive Map and the 3D Globe showing also night/day areas
  • 'Keep Centered' function
  • Circle area of visibility moving with the station
  • Autodetect of your position and circle area of visibility around your position
  • Works also in full screen mode
  • Full support of Dark Appearance Mode on macOS 10.14+
  • Runs on macOS 10.11 or successive
  • Includes a PDF User Guide
Additional Features:
  • Page Station at NASA
  • Nasa station blog
  • Web Cam stream on board of the station
  • Audio stream from the station
  • Facebook page of the station
  • Twitter NASA astronauts
  • Twitter ESA astronauts
  • YouTube presence
  • Flickr presence
Also Available For

We have also an iOS version for the iPhone and the iPad with similar features. Search on the iOS App Store for 'ISS Track 2'

What’s new in version 2.2.2

  • Bug fixes
  • Improved User Guide
  • Optimized for macOS 13 Ventura

International Space Station for Mac

In English
Version 2.2.2
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(2 Reviews of International Space Station)

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Mar 14 2019
Mar 14 2019
Version: 2.1.1
try this ? https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/ESRS/HDEV/
May 24 2011
May 24 2011
Version: 1.0
or simply go to http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station and watch the same webcam and tracker for free.
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