Images: Fly to the moon with Google Earth

Images: Fly to the moon with Google Earth

Summary: On the 40th anniversary of the first moon walk, Google launched Moon in Google Earth, providing 3D images and information to would-be space tourists

TOPICS: Emerging Tech

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  • People can visit the locations of each of the Apollo missions. In addition to providing links to panoramic images and YouTube videos, the maps are annotated with little details (and small icons of astronauts). Here, you can see the location where astronauts played golf on the moon.

  • One of the tabs on Moon in Google Earth allows people to view the location of the spacecraft used to explore the moon. You can zoom in to see three-dimensional models of the the craft from different countries.

  • When you choose one particular Apollo mission from the left-hand tab, you can get a quick summary of the mission as well as links to additional information on Wikipedia.

Topic: Emerging Tech

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