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NASA World Wind

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Free Freeware
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Jun 25, 2014
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NASA World Wind Review

NASA World Wind is a freeware app filed under mapping and made available by National Aeronautics and Space Administration for Windows.

The review for NASA World Wind has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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NASA World Wind has been picked by our editors as very good.
NASA World Wind has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested NASA World Wind 1.4.1 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans. [Read more]

Publisher's Description

NASA's 3D imaging technology on the PC for Earth, Moon, Venus, Mars and others -- similar to Google Earth in some ways:

At its simplest you can think of World Wind as a desk globe, however World Wind is not a simple desk globe.

World Wind allows any user to zoom from outer space into any place on Earth. World Wind uses satellite imagery and elevation data to allow users to experience Earth terrain 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.

NASA World Wind features and highlights:
  • Earth: The planet we live on.
  • Moon: Usually the brightest object in the night sky.
  • Venus and Mars: Our inner and outer neighbours in solar system
  • Jupiter: The king of solar system planets.
  • SDSS: Nothing less than the universe - the sky with stars and galaxies.
  • Blue Marble Next Generation
  • Landsat: Collection of images from 1999-2003 at an impressive 15 m per pixel resolution
  • USGS: United States Geological Survey data
  • ZoomIt includes additional areas of high resolution imagery, such as New Zealand

NASA World Wind is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from mapping without restrictions. NASA World Wind 1.4.1 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Filed under:
  • NASA World Wind Download
  • Freeware Mapping
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: NASA World Wind 1.4

Compatibility with this software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Page maintained by Fernando Ortega.

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