Secret Mars Base found in Google Maps

Thank you to GEB reader James for sending us this amazing find. If you go to this location in Google Maps / Mars, you will find an image of a secret Mars Base: After doing some research, we … [Read more...]

Residents of Mars part 2

This is part 2 of our list of Mars residents that we started last week. Since last week's post some new imagery of the Schiaparelli landing site has been released. However, it is not yet available on … [Read more...]

Schiaparelli’s resting place and other Mars residents

Last week a joint mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) attempted to land on Mars. The landing was not successful and the lander, named … [Read more...]

Finding Curiosity with Mars HiRISE imagery in Google Earth

Yesterday we had a look at the track of the Curiosity rover in Google Earth. We noticed that there is some very high resolution imagery of the area. We have previously experimented with getting Mars … [Read more...]

The Curiosity rover track

With the recent attempted landing on Mars we thought it might be a good time to discuss another Mars inhabitant, NASA's Curiosity rover. GEB reader Fernando Nogal let us know about a KML file he … [Read more...]

Europe and Russia attempting Mars landing

A joint mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is expected to land a probe on Mars today October 19th, 2016. If successful, it will be the first … [Read more...]

Street View portals to Mars, the Moon and Atlantis

Recently, we had a look at recent additions to Street View. We also included a map of changes over the past month. There were two spots in the 'changes' map that we found particularly … [Read more...]

Oceans on Mars

We were recently reading this story from NASA that says Mars used to have large oceans. It includes a tantalizing picture reminiscent of Google Earth. So we decided to see if we could simulate oceans … [Read more...]

10 things you didn’t know about Google Earth

PC Advisor recently published an article that discussed the "10 things you didn't know about Google Maps and Google Earth" and I thought we'd take a look at it. ┬áSome of these won't be surprises for … [Read more...]

Google Earth 5 Cool Tip: Flight Simulator in Ocean or Mars

I've been meaning to say something about this ever since Google Earth 5 was released earlier this month. Lots of people have discovered it on their own. The new Ocean and Mars features in GE 5 are … [Read more...]