About & Pics

Description

Say hello to SpaceX Companion

SpaceX Companion is an unofficial companion app powered by the SpaceX API, Reddit and some magic. This app enriches launch experience by offering features like:

Notifications & Channels

Enriching launch experience by subscribing to in-app notification channels powered by social media. Never miss out launch events and updates again!

Acronyms

From newbie to pro using the quick search in the acronyms lookup library.

History & Milestones

Get up to date using the history overview with quick search and filtering.

Countdown Timer & Mars Weather Widget

Easily keep track of upcoming launches and never miss a launch using the countdown timer or place the countdown widget on your home screen. Also, disclaimer, always bring your rain jacket to mars ;)

Rocket & Capsules Encyclopedia

Discover the finest details about SpaceX’s Falcons and Dragons.

Detailed launch information

Extensive mission information and details about core, payloads, launch sites and more.

Android shortcuts

Add quick access to history, acronyms or quickly checkout the upcoming launch by placing shortcuts on your homescreen (Android 7.1 and above).

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jun 27, 2018 (7 months ago).

Releasing new versions every 25 days, on average.

Jan 14
2019
(Current)
Version 1.4.3

Features:
- Added Dark/Black mode switch for OLED screens
- Vector rendering inconsistencies in older Android versions
- Added the option to view the mission patch at full size

Bugfixes
- Fixed major bugs preventing the widgets from keeping the "Loading" status
- Enhancements reddit posts overview
- Fixes background crashes

Jan 12
2019
Version 1.4.2

Features:
- Added Dark/Black mode switch for OLED screens
- Vector rendering inconsistencies in older Android versions
- Added the option to view the mission patch at full size

Bugfixes
- Fixed major bugs preventing the widgets from keeping the "Loading" status
- Enhancements reddit posts overview

Jan 08
2019
Version 1.3.0

- Added Dark/Black mode switch for OLED screens.
- Vector rendering inconsistencies in older Android versions.

Nov 20
2018
Version 1.1.0

Minor bugfixes and added a "What did I miss?" section containing:
- Twitterstreams of SpaceX & Elon Musk
- Reddit post feeds of r/SpaceX and r/ SpaceXLounge with filtering
- Fix showing the next launch as "Now launching" while launch date is still "TBD".

Jul 13
2018
Version 1.0.5

Fixed a major bug causing unneeded usage of mobile data. Thanks go to /u/RealParity!

Jul 11
2018
Version 1.0.4

Smalle fixes & optimizations:
- Optimizations SSL connection.
- Notifying the user whenever one of the APIs is not reachable
- Implemented a fallback for users who haven't got the YouTube application installed

Jul 03
2018
Version 1.0.3

Bug fixes & optimizations:
- Widget weather descriptions translated (Dutch)
- Reviewed necessary app permissions
- Prevent OutOfMemory error by loading images on low-end devices
- Added an in-app notifier whenever internet is down and services are not reachable
- Fixed a bug the the core dates
- Fixed a bug causing the live launch countdown to disappear when a launch is active

Jun 28
2018
Version 1.0.2

Let's get this journey started! Feel free providing feedback whenever features are not working correctly or if you'd like to have a feature added.

Release notes:
- Hotfix: Optimizations & fixes for notifications causing crashes in background
- Fixed widget preview image
- Fixed widget label

Jun 27
2018
Version 1.0.1

Let's get this journey started! Feel free providing feedback whenever features are not working correctly or if you'd like to have a feature added.

Original release notes:
- Fixed widget resizing
- Added credits section with Coffee Buyers (Thanks Ethan & Miranda!)
- Added conditional rendering in upcoming launches overview
- Listview & bitmap performance optimizations
- Capsules detail pages now contain an image
- Added orbital data to payload info
- Notification channels fix for Android 5.1

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