Spot the International Space Station using third-party APIs and the Liberty runtime
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Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: August 11, 2014
The International Space Station is the third brightest object in the sky — and if you know when to look up, it's easy to see. The SPOT ISS application gives details on sightings by city and country. It consumes third-party APIs such as the NASA RSS feed and the Open Notify JSON API service to create a unique system of engagement. The app is deployed on IBM Bluemix™.
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