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New Google Earth also has Mars feature...

by shmody / February 2, 2009 6:00 AM PST

New Google Earth also has Mars feature...

http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewpr.html?pid=27489

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Besides providing a rich, immersive 3D view of Mars that will aid public understanding of Mars science, the new mode, Google Mars 3D, also gives researchers a platform for sharing data similar to what Google Earth provides for Earth scientists.

The mode enables users to fly virtually through enormous canyons and scale huge mountains on Mars that are much larger than any found on Earth. Users also can explore the Red Planet through the eyes of the Mars rovers and other Mars missions, providing a unique perspective of the entire planet.
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Okay - so, how about also adding a virtual "Baja 1000" race across a patch of Mars! Wink

Best,
Shalin

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