With the recent news about outer space -- the anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the July 15 Space Shuttle launch and recent landing, and news of an asteroid or comet smashing into Jupiter -- it’s easy to get excited over galactic exploration. In this video, we show you three iPhone apps that you can use to learn more about astronomy and space: Planets (free), Pocket Universe ($2.99), and Space Geek ($1.99).

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