Take a Cyber Trip to Mars
Staring up at the stars, one might see Mars twinkling the faintest of reds. Ever wondered what its surface actually looks like? Those who are curious can log on to Access Mars (accessmars.withgoogle.com). Thanks to photos taken by NASA’s Curiosity rover’s seven cameras, visitors to the site can click through a 3-D digital representation of the surface of the red planet. In addition to the graphics, there’s also information about Curiosity, various landmarks on Mars’ surface, and how the 3-D image was created.