Today marks the 40th anniversary of when Neil Armstrong took his first steps on the moon. Today to mark the anniversary of Apollo 11 Google earth reached out for the moon allowing users to have a close up look at the moon.

Google Earth users can now search the moon by using high resolution planning charts. Users can use the human artifacts option and take a look at what was left behind on the surface of the moon.

The interactive 3D Moonscape lets users interactively explore the surface of the Earth's only natural satellite.

Moon in Google Earth enables you to explore lunar imagery as well as informational content about the Apollo landing sites, panoramic images shot by the Apollo astronauts, narrated tours and much more.

The launch coincides with NASA's release of new video footage showing Armstrong's first Moon landing.