See the Earth as the astronauts see it with a 24/7 video livestream from the International Space Station.

If you like space or astronomy then you will love ISS Live Now.

ISS Live Now gives you easy access to a live video feed of Earth from the International Space Station, which is orbiting about 400 kilometers (250 miles) above the planet. The app provides an exciting experience marked by a thoughtful design.

With ISS Live Now, you can view interesting live video streams directly from the International Space Station’s cameras.

The app utilizes the native Google Map (ISS tracker), which allows you to follow the Space Station’s orbit around our planet. You can zoom, rotate, drag and tilt the map;.

You will have these different sources of live video streaming, including:
1. Live standard camera: It shows a live stream of the Earth and, from time to time, details about the ISS (like tests, maintenance and communication with Earth).
2. NASA TV: The television service of the United States government agency NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration). You can watch science and space documentaries, interview with scientists, astronauts, engineers and personalities such as Elon Musk.
3. NASA TV Media.
4. Spacewalk (recorded): Beautiful HD images of astronauts from cameras outside the ISS.
5. Inside the International Space Station: Take a video tour of each module inside the ISS, all explained by the astronauts.
6. Eventual channel: Temporary live cameras from NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), the Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) and the SpaceX.

You even have the option to be notified when the next sunset or sunrise will occur, allowing you to watch it live directly from the International Space Station.

When the ISS (International Space Station) is on the night side of Earth, the video image is black, which is normal.

Sometimes, video is not available due to transmission issues, or because the crew is changing cameras. In such cases, you will usually have a blue or blank screen. In a few minutes the transmission should return, so, please be patient. This is not a problem with the app.

Twitter: @isslivenow - You can find news about the ISS, NASA, space, Earth and the video stream.
Instagram: isslivenow - Pictures taken of the Earth by the streaming cameras and NASA TV.
Facebook: isslivenow - Pictures, news and Information about the ISS Live Now app.

What’s New

Version 3.1.4

Fixed general error in Google maps on some devices

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

Golf Di ,

Where is the ISS?

The only reason I gave this app four stars is because it has only shown me where the space station is once in several openings of the app. It was absolutely fantastic for watching the live coverage of the Endeavor docking with the ISS and with the entry of Bob and Doug into it!! But I mainly wanted to track the ISS to see where it is so I can converse with my 7 year old grandson who is enamored with it! I need it to work. What is going on?! I’ve tried looking to see if there is some setting that I’m “missing” to no avail. Help!

Bryan R! ,

Pretty cool 😎

Ive never given anything a 5-star... until I actually watched the live stream (of the Earth) and seen it (the ISS) passing overhead -wow, now that IS pretty fantastic! 😳
* I can’t imagine why anyone wouldn’t give this a great rating - if you want to be dazzled by fireworks you can “google” that so just stop with the negativity - this is real life science so my hats off to the developers for making this such a great way to stay in touch with “those guys (and girls) 254 miles overhead.
Obviously none of those “flat-earthers” are doing any of this cross comparison analysis - but I’ll tell you what; when you “live stream” and see your state passing under the model and you see the ISS passing over head it makes you think how awesome the ISS and this app is and it’s great ability to “keep tabs” on the coolest thing I can think of in my lifetime!
- thanks guys (the developers/maintenance crew/etc.) Your app rocks!!!

Westway72Tn ,

That's it huh?

Is this the best they have to offer the public tax payer? First off the image quality is horrible! You'd think an organization like JPL and NASA would have the very best camera's / Imagery but it's evident that they don't. Or maybe they do and have tweaked the camera's just enough so that the public can't make out exactly what's what. Either way the live camera viewing is really awful. It's seems like the SD cam has its contrast turned way down and under focused while the supposed HD cam has its contrast turned up to high and over focused. Add this with the constant loss of connection it truly makes this app nothing more than a novelty. It's weird to lose connection as much as the ISS does when your right up there with the satellites that supposably relay this signal. Either way the publics viewing of space could be 100X better so why isn't it???


Carlos Andre Pereira dos Santos
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