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Step Onto The Moon with Google

by David Brooks | 21.07.2009
Yesterday Google announced the launch of a new feature on Google Earth, which will allow its users to explore the moon, landing sites and space crafts used for the moon landings. You can also view rare TV footage of the Apollo Moon missions.

Here’s a quote from the Official Google Blog:

Ever since I was a young girl, it has been a dream of mine to travel into space. In September of 2006, I was fortunate enough to make that dream a reality — I took off from the launch pad in Baikonur bound for the International Space Station and became the world’s first private female space tourist. Since then, it’s been my mission to help as many people as possible think ambitiously about ways to push the boundaries of exploration, both here on Earth and beyond. As a trustee of the X PRIZE Foundation, and the sponsor of the Ansari X PRIZE, I support Google’s goal of opening up space through projects like the Google Lunar X PRIZE, which serve to educate the public about the global benefits of space exploration….

Read the rest here, or watch a video below. You can also download Google Earth here.