A curated list of aerospace/space related data and code resources for a community of independent hackers dedicated to furthering humanity's knowledge of the universe through open collaboration.
- Data Sources
- Open Source Code
- Data Formats
- Programming Environments
- Projects to Get Involved In
- Project Ideas
- Cool Projects
Sources of public data.
- NASA Open Data
- NASA Exoplanet Archive
- Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) - Mapping the Universe
- NSSDC (NASA) data of 550 space spacecraft
- UFO Reports
- Every Space Launch
- The Planetary Data System
- Kepler Mission Data
- Exoplanet Encyclopedia
- Asterank is a scientific and economic database of over 600,000 asteroids.
Open Source Code
Projects to Get Involved In
- SatNOGS is an open source ground station and network, optimized for modularity, built from readily available and affordable tools and resources.
- Astrokit - help modify the Asterank engine to be a better general-purpose framework for 3D space visualizations
- Open NASA: Featuring what you and your fellow Earthlings have done with Open Data through NASA Challenges.
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Contributions welcome! Read the contribution guidelines first.
To the extent possible under law, Kevin B. Ridgway has waived all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this work.