On July 20th, 2005, Google created Google Moon - it's like Google Maps, only with a scrollable, zoomable Luna. It was released on the 36th anniversary of the first moon landing, Apollo 11.

There's not much to see - the map uses public-domain images from NASA, and although the Man in the Moon's dark patches are clearly visible, there is not a lot else going on. It could come in handy if you're planning a trip, though.

The map also shows Maps-style locations of where the Apollo missions landed:

  1. Apollo 11, July 20th, 1969
  2. Apollo 12, November 19th, 1969
  3. Apollo 14, February 5th, 1971
  4. Apollo 15, July 30th, 1971
  5. Apollo 16, April 20th, 1972
  6. Apollo 17, December 11th, 1972, 1971

Also, if you zoom in all the way, you discover that the moon really is made of cheese. But it's just not Wensleydale.

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