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Ratings and Reviews
Insider account of the Space Shuttle era, with great functionality and design
Jerry Ross is not one of the best known astronauts but he played major roles in the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs. This App is built around the full text of his autobiography but includes a large number of additional images and videos, with commentaries by Jerry. These include "home videos" filmed with a handheld camera which give a great sense of the culture of the astronaut corps. This would be a great App for a middle schooler interested in space and includes an interactive quiz based on the book with some video questions as well. There is a timeline wheel and you can view the images and videos via a gallery as well as while reading the book. Nice design features and an intuitive interface. But the best thing is the way in which Jerry Ross's approachable personality comes through. This is an App with a very clear 'voice' and Jerry is a very approachable guide to an amazing period in space history.
The included videos, most narrated by Jerry, are an incredibly valuable part of a fantastic value.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.