NASA WorldWind Project Suspension FAQ

An update have been posted.


NASA WorldWind Project Suspension

WorldWind team would like to inform you that starting April 5, 2019, NASA WorldWind project will be suspended. All the WorldWind servers providing elevation and imagery will be unavailable. While you can still download the SDKs from GitHub, there will be no technical support. If you have questions and/or concerns, please feel free to email at:

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This affects Mapton and it’s users since WorldWind is one of the map engines used in Mapton.


New snapshot available

Enjoy the new snapshot.

Some of the changes since the last snapshot

  • Add WorldWind Measuring tool
  • Improve WorldWind Grid layout
  • Improve Bookmark editing
  • Improve search: Clear on shortcut, Hide on Escape
  • …and the usual minor fixes and tweaks
new feature

Mapton Measure Up

The WorldWind MapEngine just got a measuring tool that measures the following geometries:

  • Line
  • Path
  • Polygon
  • Circle
  • Ellipse
  • Square
  • Rectangle

The geometries can easily be exported as a KML file for use with Google Earth et al.