NASA Releases Software Code For Free

Northern Lights Solutions, Inc. is a company that really lives and breathes product innovation so when NASA announced that it is releasing its 2017-2018 software catalog and it is all free and without any royalty or copyright fees we were just thrilled!  In announcing the release, Steve Jurczyk from NASA’s Space Technology Mission Director had this to say:

“The software catalog is our way of supporting the innovation economy by granting access to tools used by today’s top aerospace professionals to entrepreneurs, small businesses, academia and industry. Access to these software codes has the potential to generate tangible benefits that create American jobs, earn revenue and save lives.”

The scope of the different software that is available is really extraordinary and is organized into these fifteen broad subject matter categories:

  • Business Systems and Project Management
  • Data Servers Processing and Handling
  • Materials and Processing
  • System Testing
  • Propulsion
  • Electronics and Electrical Power
  • Operations
  • Structures and Mechanisms
  • Environmental Science
  • Design and Integration Tools
  • Crew and Life Support
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Vehicle Management
  • Data and Image Processing
  • Aeronautics

For more information about this new NASA technology transfer program, please see their website at https://software.nasa.gov/

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