NASA Has Released Bunch Of Open Source Softwares

NASA Has Released 100+ Softwares and Tools For Research Purposes


As an initiative of its Technology Transfer program, USA’s Space Agency NASA has released their software catalog with lots of free and open source software. According to the agency, most of the tools on this software catalog are useful for professionals, entrepreneurs, small businesses, industry, and academia.

This Software catalog is the very first open source and all access listing by US Govt. which can be accessed by anyone without paying any copyright royalty or subscription fees.

According to NASA “these freely released tools are extremely useful for researchers, professionals, entrepreneurs and educational institutes, and provide usefulness in decreasing unemployment, Saving Lives and simply earning money.”


Which Softwares Are Released

You are might curious about the role of software in NASA’s research and development. Putting your curiosity to an end, you will be surprised to know that more than 30% of all innovations done at NASA are mainly software, from Mission control to Rocket Guidance Systems. By making their catalog open to every one NASA has hopes to see the creative uses of their tools and also allowing other developers to modify their tools.

Here are some of the tools that have been Released:

  • Worldview Satellite Imagery Browsing and Downloading Tool
  • Global Planetary Reference Models
  • NASA Root Cause Analysis Tool
  • PixelLearn
  • Cart3D
  • 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

How Can I Get This Software Catalog?

Here’s the complete list of tools NASA released in their catalog.

Download NASA Software Catalog 

Do you find any cool and exciting tool in this Software Catalog? Feel free to share your thoughts down below in the comments section. We Love Hearing From You!!


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