Take a tour of the mysterious Red Planet. This virtual globe combines a high-resolution satellite map with laser altimeter data and advanced topographic lighting to present the planet Mars as it appears from above. An Introduction and Guided Tour present some of Mars' most intriguing features. You can leave the guided tour and explore Mars as you like; over 1500 surface features have been annotated with information and links. Mars Globe is a must-have app for anyone interested in our solar system.
"My science classes were never like this... a terrific demo of the power of the iPad to inform and entertain." - Mel Martin, TUAW.com
Note to a couple user reviewers: You can turn on illumination for the whole globe with one button press, folks. It's the button next to the time or the slider that allows you to control the illumination angle.