View Full Version : Private enterprise mapping the Moon in 3D

2012-Feb-18, 09:17 PM
Nancy Atkinson just posted a wonderful article at Universe Today about the effort to create the first ever map of the Moon in true 3D using the LROC data: http://www.universetoday.com/93642/get-your-own-unprecedented-3-d-view-of-the-moon/.

I love the idea of the public having a say in the direction of this enterprise via Kickstarter. Thoughts?

Ara Pacis
2012-Feb-19, 08:11 PM
They should do the entire moon and then people can use it to mock up moon base and other lunar projects similar to Second Life.

2012-Feb-21, 02:36 PM
Actually- these guys are not mapping the moon in 3D. That has already been done.

All they're doing is generating some anaglyphs from the already publicly available data.