nasa world wind data

while working with nasa world wind java i was researching the structure of the satellite data behind it. here are the results..

mapserver urls:

satellite data (dds):

topo / elevation data (bil, zip):

configuration file that describes the layers in layer manager (earth):


mapserver information:

nasa world wind map tile structure:


chat protocol with useful information:

nasa world wind tile structure description:

how a mapserver works:

image conversion:

convert bil topodata in java to tif: