NASA Releases Tons Of Free, Open Source Software, Here’s How To Get ThemYou already know NASA, the space exploration arm of United States. From time to time NASA engineers write their own program for air and spacecraft design, business optimization, systems interaction and biomedical applications. Most of these programs are open source and have been made available to general public for free use.
NASA rolled out the third installment of the software. The newly released NASA 2017-2018 software catalog comes both in hard copy and offline format. The first pilot edition of NASA’s software catalog was made available to the public in April 2014.
NASA says that the freely released tools will be useful for top professionals, entrepreneurs, small businesses, industry, and academia and have a potential to create jobs, save lives, and earn revenue.
The NASA catalog also contains some super software which can help ordinary computer users. Here are some of the popular tools that have been open sourced by NASA:
- Worldview Satellite Imagery Browsing and Downloading Tool
- Global Planetary Reference Models
- NASA Root Cause Analysis Tool
- JPL’s Stereo Vision Software Suite
- Video Image Stabilization and Registration
- What’s Up at Wallops (Android and iOS)
- Lossless Hyper-/Multi-Spectral Data Compression Software