The Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) have launched an upgraded of Mars24 which is a Java application that displays a Mars sunclock, current sun and night-sides of the planet, the location of Curiosity and what it is up to and numerous other details on the happenings on Mars.
So if you are fascinated by the NASA rover’s recent mission to Mars, or you fancy yourself as more of a Martian than an Earthling, then this is this application is right up your street!
Written by Goddard’s Robert Schmunk, the new and improved Mars24 will also fill you in on what the other NASA rover, Opportunity, is getting up to on the Red Planet! Using Mars24, will mean that you won’t miss a single Martian discovery again. The application also has an option to brush on your NASA Mars mission history, with dates and landing sites of all other previous missions!
Mars24 runs on many different types of computers, including Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and more, but it requires Java 1.6 or better be installed on the computer.