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Tadeusz Szewczyk [PersonRank 10]

Monday, December 18, 2006
13 years ago3,074 views

Well, so finally Google joins the military industial complex as NASA is closely intertwined with it:
space.com/news/wsc_military_02 ...

SirNuke [PersonRank 1]

13 years ago #

Note that the googlenasa.com's search engine is NASA's own internal engine.

googlenasa.com/SearchResults/t ...

Sounds like the partnership is off to a great start :)

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

What's googlenasa.com? All I get is:

"Server Error in '/' Application.
Runtime Error
Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed remotely (for security reasons). It could, however, be viewed by browsers running on the local server machine. "

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

13 years ago #

Siggi Becker points out info from Wikipedia:

<<Gigapan is a collaborative project of Google, Carnegie Mellon University and NASA Ames Intelligent Robotics Group. It is a robotic platform that attaches to a digital camera and some computer software. The robotic platform allows a user to take a photograph, then it will reaim the camera with great precision, to take another photograph. After taking many photos, the software will stitch all of the pictures into a gigapixel (or larger) image.>>
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigapan

jon [PersonRank 0]

13 years ago #

this is pretty cool because if anybody remebers I actually asked the google people, live on that "google factory tour" webcast, about Real-time weather on google earth?
also funny, at the time the guy said that would take atleast 5 years but i guess he really didn't understand what i asked.

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