NASA Release Interactive Map Of The Moon

Get up, close and personal with everyone's favourite orbiting silver satellite

If, like us, Gravity re-ignited your obsession with space, then you'll like all the cool stuff coming out of NASA at the moment

The latest is an interactive mosaic of the moon's surface.

Composed of over 10,000 separate photos, comprising nearly 900 billion pixels taken by a pair of cameras on NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, it would take up the space of a US football pitch if printed out. 

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Using in and out zoom tools, you can virtually inspect different areas, craters and impact sites – meaning that those of us whose dreams of becoming an astronaut were thwarted by a C grade in their Science GCSE can still get up close and personal with the massive silver rock in the sky. 

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