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On the 40th anniversary of the FIRST moon walk, Google launches the Moon in Google Earth, a way to view the moon and learn about the history of space exploration there.

When you choose one particular Apollo mission from the left-hand tab, you can get a quick summary of the mission as well as links to additional information on Wikipedia.

When you choose one particular Apollo mission from the left-hand tab, you can get a quick summary of the mission as well as links to additional information on Wikipedia.

In addition to seeing the surface of the moon in close detail, the application allows people to gather lots of information about the history of travel to the moon. People can choose to drill down onto different views from a map of the general area.

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