You can now explore moons and planets with Google Maps

You can now explore moons and planets with Google Maps

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Get excited, space fans. 

Google just rolled out a new Maps feature showing off some of our favorite planetary neighbors. 

The new Maps feature label images of our moon, Mercury, Venus, Pluto, the International Space Station, and a number of icy moons that orbit the outer planets like Saturn (as seen by the Cassini spacecraft, which just reached the end of its mission at the ringed planet in September) and Jupiter.

“During its mission, Cassini recorded and sent nearly half a million pictures back to Earth, allowing scientists to reconstruct these distant worlds in unprecedented detail,” Google said in a blog post announcing the new feature.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable | You can now explore moons and planets with Google Maps

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