Free software from NASA

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Get excited! NASA published its 2017-2018 software catalog, which lists the many apps, code libraries and tools that pretty much anyone can download and use. Most of it is closely tied to NASA research and work. Here is the link to the catalog.

For example, you are building a drone or satellite from scratch. You might want to try out the app Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems File Delivery Protocol, a standard tool for getting large files to and from spacecraft.

Another app called PixelLearn lets you set rules about certain pixels and patterns, letting the program automatically find and categorize things like craters, buildings and so on.

You can prepare your drone to be steady under turbulence with Cart3D, that helps visualize fluid dynamics problems.

Read the full article here.

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