NASA World Wind: A Breakthrough Way to Look at Our World

Mar 16, 2011

Traditional storage systems limited the processing of applications and added unwanted complexity to the image processing workflow, making it difficult for NASA to efficiently access Landsat 7 3D satellite data and slowing the availability of processed imagery to users in its World Wind project.

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