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Google's Street View Goes Into the Wild

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Steve Silverman, Google Trekker

Before Steve Silverman helped Google build its new Trekker, he built cameras for NASA to photograph the surface of Mars.

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Google's Street View maps are headed into the backcountry. Earlier this week, two teams from Google strapped on sophisticated backpacks jammed with cameras, gyroscopes and other gadgets, and descended to the bottom of the Grand Canyon.

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