Explore Earth & Beyond From Home

Explore Earth & Beyond From Home
June 16, 2020 Madeline Janicki

Check out these websites to explore outer space from home!

  • A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon! Click Here.
  • Map the stars by clicking here.


Google Earth’s Voyager is a showcase of interactive guided tours, quizzes, and layers that aim to help educate everyone about the world, locations near and far. Below are just a few of the stories you can explore.

  • Circumnavigate the globe with the Hōkūleʻa using stars.
  • Track hurricanes and tropical storms in real time!
  • Journalist and National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek is walking the globe in the footsteps of our ancient forebears. Follow along as he reveals hidden stories of Earth’s remote corners, and of the people who inhabit them. 
  • Meet some animals that play an outsized role in determining the types of animal and plant species found in their habitats with HHMI Biointeractive & Voyager.
  • Voyager’s curated stories weave in rich media, such as 360 videos and Street View, allowing us to learn about Earth from a new perspective.