NASA World Wind – Download 3D Virtual Globe on Desktop Free & See How the World Appears from Satellites

free-space-software-1The NASA World Wind desktop software is similar to  Microsoft Telescope & Google Earth. Satellite pictures of the world are processed in this software so that the viewer can zoom into any one place on earth.

Landsat satellite pictures of the world is combined with Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data to create zoom-able images of each point on the earth.

World Wind is open source Windows software that lets you experience Earth terrain in visually rich 3-Dimensional images of the earth.

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Join NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter “Send Your Name to the Moon” Project

send your name to the moon on lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is the first mission in NASA’s Vision for Space Exploration, a plan to return to the moon and then to travel to Mars and beyond.

In the “Send Your Name to the Moon” Project, names will be collected and placed on-board the LRO spacecraft for its historic mission bringing NASA back to the moon.

You can also print out a certificate showcasing your support of the mission.

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