Ready for Their Close Up
Today, CNN has reported that Google Earth is partnering with the U.S. Holocaust Museum to create new layers for the software application called Crisis in Darfur, which provides high-resolution satellite images of the unfolding human rights disaster being perpetuated by the Sudanese government. You can download the new layers from their site.
Google has also partnered with NASA, but the rhetorical purpose of the Darfur project seems much more clearly defined.