Google Maps Space

Space out with planets in Google Maps

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#5 Product of the DayOctober 18, 2017

Space out to the moons and back! With 12 new planets and moons to explore, the google maps galaxy just got bigger

Reviews

  • Matt McCallumFounder, Lucid (coming soon)
    Pros: 

    A great example of using a platform's capabilities for more than it was initially designed for.

    Cons: 

    Could do with a simpler URL maybe? space.google.com?

    Turns out the Google Maps interaction is a great way of looking at places generally and they’ve embraced this. Everyone knows how to use it so there’s no learning curve. Love it.

    Matt McCallum has used this product for one week.
  • Pros: 

    See actual planets and moons up close and personal

    Cons: 

    Productivity will be down for the day

    This will be a great learning too for kids and so much fun for everyone.

    Tony Brix has used this product for one day.

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Deandre Durr☀️@dredurr · Growth Hacker
"We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters."🚗 - Peter Thiel 🌌-"Now we have the galaxy in our pocket (Not Samsung) "- DreDurr How do you like dem apples 🍎 DOPE🚬🚬🚬
Matias Koehler@matias_koehler · Photographer
I'm so excited about this!
Arun Sathiya@arunsathiya · Marketing, Freshworks
I saw this a few days back too and instantly fell in love with it! There's a lot to learn with this tool.
Hrant Arzumanyan@hrantarzumanyan · Programmer, Tumo
We've been waiting for ages to get planets in our gadgets and computers!!! :)
Hamza@ham_ism · Human being ...
This is great, hopefully I will come back here in the future and say wow it was possible just like a human can fly in the sky.