Google, Nasa work on space voyage

By on December 20, 2006, 12:16 AM
Internet giant Google and Nasa have been officially working together for more than a year. Their latest project seeks to send users on a (virtual) space voyage to the moon and even Mars. The idea is that you will be able to explore Mars and the Moon in a similar way you explore our planet with Google Earth.

Eventually, they aim to offer real-time weather visualization and forecasting, high-resolution 3-D maps of the moon and Mars and real-time tracking of the International Space Station and the space shuttle from the screen of any computer with Internet access, they said in a statement.

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TimeParadoX said:
Ohh I thought they ment that they were actually going to send people to Mars :D
nathanskywalker said:
[b]Originally posted by TimeParadoX:[/b][quote]Ohh I thought they ment that they were actually going to send people to Mars :D[/quote]lolHey man, google could do it if they wanted to! Now, the people might not get back alive.....
couvier said:
Hello, this has already been done! Celestia has been doing not only this, but a heck of a LOT more! [url][/url]You may have to download the add-ons to get higher res planets though. Still it's an awesome program.
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