eyes on the solar system: free astronomy software

eyes on the solar system: free astronomy softwareAstronomy software application, Eyes On The Solar System (EOSS), an amazing 3-D visualization tool is available free online! The first step is download a Unity Web Player plug-in and you’re ready to go. You may select a number of tours of the Solar System, which includes more than just planets to see such as spacecraft missions. It’s sophisticated stuff and makes you wonder if the Jetsons Space Age may have finally arrived? You can get up to speed by taking in an intro to EOSS, provided by JPL Astronomer babe Amy Mainzer. You are at the controls – and there are many – to customize your own tour of the virtual Solar System. Thanks goes to Universe Today for the invaluable link. Come on, let’s go Space Truckin’!

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