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21st Nov 2017

Using Google’s new website, people can explore the surface of Mars using real footage collected by Nasa’s Curiosity Rover.

The Curiosity rover landed on Mars on August 5, 2012 after a journey of 253 days in space. Since then, it’s sent over 200,000 images back to Earth for scientists to study. These photos have been put together to form a 3D model of the surface of Mars. Access Mars allows viewers to immerse themselves in the experience narrated by Katie Stack a JPL Mission specialist.

https://experiments.withgoogle.com/webvr/access-mars

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