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SOS Explorer®

SOS Explorer® (SOSx) is a flat screen version of the widely popular Science On a Sphere® (SOS). The revolutionary software takes SOS datasets, usually only seen on a 6-foot sphere in large museum spaces, and makes them more accessible. The visualizations show information provided by satellites, ground observations and computer models.

There are two versions available. SOS Explorer® is an exhibit-quality version and SOS Explorer® Mobile is a free introductory version.

About SOS Explorer®

Learn more about SOS Explorer® (SOSx) and SOSx Mobile. Includes a comparison of the exhibit and mobile versions.

Getting SOS Explorer®

From first contact with NOAA to final installation, the process takes several months, so be sure to plan ahead.

Getting SOS Explorer® Mobile

Download SOS Explorer® Mobile and explore Earth and space from anywhere! SOS Explorer® Mobile is now available for Apple and Android devices for free!