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British ESA Astronaut Tim Peake comes to life with new app

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Posted August 30, 2016

A new Augmented Reality (AR) app brings British ESA astronaut Tim Peake to life and sees him give ‘a thumbs up’ to his mission. The free app lets you relive favourite moments from Tim’s Principia mission and take up his Space to Earth Challenge to exercise the 400 km distance from the International Space Station to Earth.

Tim Peake Marker 1

Packed with fun facts, videos, fitness challenges and a cool 4D Tim, the app features:
● AR cards with animated 3D Astro Tim avatars
● Add a 3D Astro Tim to your own photos
● Stunning pix and vids, straight from space
● Tim’s top ten mission moments
● Key info about Tim’s space adventure
● Timeline of Tim’s return to Earth
● Super spacesuit factoids
● Train like Tim with his keepfit challenges

The Astro Tim app can be downloaded free on iOS and Android. The app has been commissioned by the Space to Earth Challenge. Thousands of children have been taking up Tim’s fitness challenge to take part in a new space race – to step, stride, swim, spin, scoot or even spacehop the 400km distance from the International Space Station to Earth. The app has been produced by Octagon Studio who also produces Space 4D cards.

Source: Octagon Studio

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