Google Earth Will Now Take You to Mars... on Earth
((VO-Mars))??Google Earth is now making it easy for everyone to explore Mars, kind of.????((VO-YT Video))????Google Street View will now let people explore Devon Island aka “Mars on Earth” right from your computer screen.
The tech giant uploaded this video to its YouTube to give people an inside look at the terrain.????((VO-YT Video))??According to Fox News the area is in the Canadian Arctic and its the largest uninhabited island that Google has images of.
The land is reportedly similar to Mars because of its climate and landscape.????((VO-Website))??Google even create a website dedicated to Mars on Earth where they noted that they worked with researchers from the Haughton Mars Project.
??The site notes that experts come to the island every summer to study the environment and learn the best ways to explore Mars in the future.??
??((VO-Mars))??Fox News reports that NASA has a goal to operate a manned mission to Mars some time in the 2030s.
NASA notes that the trip to Mars is 34 million miles away.??