TOAST: Open Source WWT format conversion tool via Nasa

There has been some renewed media interest in the NASA Space Act Agreement with Microsoft, which was signed earlier this year. WWT is an online program that pulls together images from across space and which lets users use their computer screens to traverse the universe. Conversion of the information into the WWT format Tessellated Octahedral […]

There has been some renewed media interest in the NASA Space Act Agreement with Microsoft, which was signed earlier this year. WWT is an online program that pulls together images from across space and which lets users use their computer screens to traverse the universe. Conversion of the information into the WWT format Tessellated Octahedral Adaptive Subdivision Transform (TOAST), allows the data to be viewed in both the WWT client and a newly developed Silverlight version of the client that supports multiple platforms, while other clients can also implement TOAST, Peter Galli.

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