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Google offers tour of the moon

NEW YORK (WKOW) -- To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Google is offering a virtual "guided tour" online.

Google Earth added the new view of the Moon with astronatus Buzz Aldrin and Jacki schmitt, who later piloted the Apollo 17 mission.

The new features are available with the free Google Earth 5.0 download, and features panoramic images shot by the Apollo 11 astronauts, new video footage and other features.

Some images have already been available through Google's online mapping service at


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