Well blow me down with a feather and call me ‘Susan’! Google has made it to Mars. ZDNet has reported on a new Google Maps-like service (actually a lot like Google Moon) with images of the Martian surface:
Tonight I noticed that mars.google.com now has a CNAME record that points to www.google.com. This usually means that something is about to happen with that subdomain — with the exception of calendar.google.com of course. So I started digging and you will never guess what I found — a Google Maps type application that lets you view Mars. This service is called “Google Mars”.
The images colour coded by altitude and are very cool! To find out more, take a look here.
WorldChanging has a really nice post on Google Mars that also gives a bit of background info on the expeditions to the red planet. This post is definitely worth checking out. Jamais has put quite a bit of work into this one.
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