If Google EarthTM* mapping software is not already installed on your computer,  connect to the internet and download it by clicking on the icon below. Once installed, it is not necessary to be connected to the internet to use  Google EarthTM*. However, connection ensures  access to higher resolution  imagery.

For more information on how to use Google EarthTM*  visit http://google.com/earth/learn/.

Note that if you are using Google EarthTM*offline, upon starting the program the following  message (or one similar to it)  will be displayed. Simply click the OK button to continue in offline mode.

Click  the icon below  to launch the Race to the Moonrise interactive map.

*Google Earth is a trademark of Google Inc.