Google Goes Interplanetary

In yet another first, the wonderful Google Earth has been matched by an experimental map of Mars with the same ability to zoom in, but this time in unworldly opulent colourMedia coverage can be found in the usual places.
Lowell map of Mars
It’s not the Mars of our grandparents, but taken from the Mars Odyssey Themis project.
Mars as on the Google site

The explanation behind the project is quite wonderful but check out the simulated fly-over on the new Google Video service. Or visit the volcanoes.
Arsia Mons

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  1. I was looking at this the other day, but didn’t realize it was new. Thanks, Simon.

  2. Well, since we ARE the centre of the universe, we probably need our OWN Google planetary map…