How to Make a Martian Fly-Over Animation With QGIS

Example result over Echus Chasma

Our planet Earth is a wondrous place to be mapped about, but with the advance of technology and the launch of different spacecrafts, there is an interesting venture and a new research field for mapping enthusiasts, another planet.

Mars, as the most similar to our Earth and also a destination of a lot of planetary mission (some of them are scheduled to be launched/ had just launched this year) has been mapped a lot more compared to other planetary bodies. These vast data are fortunately available open-source to us and can be utilised for both scientific purposes and for fun.

I will guide to you make a simple Martian fly-over animation using a mapping software QGIS, instead of using animation software like Blender.

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Posted on July 20, 2020, in Learning, Spacing, Teaching and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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