Google Moon is a service similar to Google Maps that shows satellite images of the Moon. It was launched by Google on July 20, 2005, the 36th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing. The landing site of each of the Apollo missions is shown on the satellite image, providing more information on each mission as the user zooms in.
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... Google Earth 5 includes a separate globe of the moon, starting on July 20, 2009 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing ... are of a much higher resolution than those on the browser version of Google Moon and it also includes 3D renderings of the Moon terrain ...
... In honor of the 36th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, Google took public domain imagery of the Moon, integrated it into the Google Maps ... also displays the points of landing of all Apollo spacecraft to land on the Moon ... an easter egg, displaying a Swiss cheese design at the highest zoom level, which Google has since removed ...
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“Serene stands the little captain,
He is not hurried, his voice is neither high nor low,
His eyes give more light to us than our battle-lanterns.
Toward twelve there in the beams of the moon they surrender to us.”
—Walt Whitman (18191892)