Space out to the moons and back! With 12 new planets and moons to explore, the google maps galaxy just got bigger
CNETYou have an important business meeting at Wawalag Planitia on Venus, but you've never been there. Before you launch your spacecraft, you pull it up on Google Maps to get your bearings. This might sound a little forward-thinking, but the future is now. Google just added three planets and nine moons to Google Maps.
MicAfter Google Maps' latest update, you can do a lot more than get directions to the new neighborhood taco joint. In fact, you can leave the confines of our planet entirely, traveling virtually to 16 different planets and other locations within our solar system.
The SunWE'VE all dreamed of exploring space whilst we're tucked up all nice and safe in our warm beds. Now Google has offered you the chance to get all the benefits of lazy living whilst glimpsing the wonders of the solar system in all their glory.
CbsnewsGoogle Maps is no longer just for getting directions here on Earth. You can now explore numerous planets, moons and the International Space Station using a new Google Maps feature. The new feature uses imagery captured by the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched 20 years ago and finally burned up in Saturn's atmosphere over the summer.
GeoawesomenessIn case you have gotten bored of exploring the Earth on Google Maps (or not), you can now hop over to a bunch of distant planets and moons instead and check out the universe in all its glory. All you've got to do is visit Google Maps in terrain view and zoom out until you're...