Mars Globe

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Description of App: 

Take a tour of the mysterious Red Planet. This virtual globe combines a high-resolution satellite map with laser altimeter data and advanced topographic lighting to present the planet Mars as it appears from above. An Introduction and Guided Tour present some of Mars' most intriguing features. You can leave the guided tour and explore Mars as you like; over 1500 surface features have been annotated with information and links. Mars Globe is a must-have app for anyone interested in our solar system."My science classes were never like this... a terrific demo of the power of the iPad to inform and entertain." - Mel Martin, TUAW.com

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known

Version: 

2.2

Free or Paid: 

Free

Device(s) App Was Tested On: 

iPhone

Accessibility Comments: 

I wasn't that hopeful, and I was right. I thought maybe there might be a way of by-passing the globe and getting to the info directly, but I didn't find it.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads no page elements.

Button Labeling: 

No buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability: 

The app is totally inaccessible.

Other Comments: 

It's huge, too: 75 MB.