Magnificent Desolation

“NASA, Lockheed Martin, and Tom Hanks are making an IMAX 3D movie about the Apollo moon landings to give viewers something like the actual experience of being on the moon. Complete with actors playing astronauts, mockups of the Lunar Excursion Module, and fake moon surface…”

(via Slashdot)

1: It’s a documentary on the moon landings with legitimate special effects.
2: It’s filmed in IMAX.
3: It’s in 3D.

I don’t know how this could be more excellent …

Katrina

Update:

Update: New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin says to feds, “Get off your asses”:

Update: Google scheduled time on some recent fly-overs to photograph the flooding damage. Google Maps now has a ‘Katrina’ tab as a view option when you’re navigating inside the area covered.