Posts Tagged With ‘NASA’


Links for July 13th


NASA nosiness

More geo-tools, this time from Nasa.[Thanks to Sudhakar for the link] Mission Control have developed a fantastic tool called World Wind.

“World Wind allows any user to zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth, leveraging high resolution LandSat imagery and Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) elevation data to experience Earth terrain (or any planet with the data) in visually rich 3D, just as if they were really there. Virtually visit anyplace in the world. Look across the Andes, into the Grand Canyon, over the Alps or along the African Sahara.”

Makes you feel slightly like an MI6 agent, zooming in on the suspect. Sort of. Just a little bit.