Google Showcases Wirefly X PRIZE Cup

Google X PRIZE Cup Web PageGoogle has created a special web page about the Wirefly X PRIZE Cup which is an outdoor space exposition hosting several competitions for some major prizes (including over $2.5 Million from NASA) for space related technology. Google is highlighting the Google Earth space-related content put together to help create enthusiasm for the X PRIZE Cup and to provide educational information about space. Google has also created a link to the page off the Google Earth Showcase page. You can visit the page yourself, or you can read the stories about each of the main features of content here at Google Earth Blog (plus the bonus content showing the flight of Space Ship One):

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.

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