Posts Tagged ‘code’

code.NASA at one month old

| One of NASA’s primary objectives has always been to share its research and discoveries with the world. NASA’s success as an agency depends not only on the outcome of our missions, but more importantly, on how effectively we can engage the public in our mission and enable others to leverage the agencies discoveries and scientific […]

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The Plan for Code

| Today we are launching code.nasa.gov, the latest member of the open NASA web family. Through this website, we will continue, unify, and expand NASA’s open source activities. The site will serve to surface existing projects, provide a forum for discussing projects and processes, and guide internal and external groups in open development, release, and contribution. […]

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NASA on GitHub

| We love open source. Open source philosophies and collaboration models resonate deeply with NASA and our mission. Beyond ideology, open source makes it possible for citizens to directly touch their space program in very real ways. The collective genius enabled by open source emboldens us and helps us reach new heights, whether they be in […]

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Open Source Development at NASA

| This post complements a presentation given at the 2011 NASA IT Summit entitled A Case for Bi-lateral Open Source Development: The Nebula Story and Key Findings from the Open Source Summit.  Although written by an attorney, this post is not legal advice or analysis and should not be taken as such. NASA has a special […]

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10 Reasons Why Government Should Embrace Hackathons

| Recently NYC’s Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne wrote an article about why cities (but really any level of government) should embrace the code-a-thon. We couldn’t agree more, so we wanted to post her list (slightly modified to include all government, not just NYC) on open.NASA and take this opportunity to encourage you to let you […]

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