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In 2013, developers will once again boldly contribute code to projects where their code has never gone before.
The Curiosity rover marked its Mars landing with a small photo. Think about all the work that went into that one shot.
Tired of waiting, hackers and billionaires alike are building the future they want to see.
Goodbye to big iron at NASA, Microsoft opens up Visual Studio, and open source meets a rabid fan-base.
This week, NASA marked the end of an era, as the last of its big iron is retired. Microsoft continues to signal that its forays into open source are legitimate. And a new open source gaming project has a little extra horse-power, thanks to the fans behind it.
The first NASA Open Source Summit highlighted policy and progress.
NASA's commitment to open source and its gameplan for open government were discussed at the recent NASA Open Source Summit. Here's a look at the open source issues and opportunities the agency faces.
The first challenge: create kits that can be built in a classroom and sent on-board suborbital flights.
If you are fascinated by space, it's a great time for you to be able to do something as a maker and make a real contribution. Makers can now participate in a new kind of space program, one that expands beyond NASA to include commercial space collaboration.
The final frontier is now open to amateurs.
The space race has been reignited, but in a much different way. With off-the-shelf components and your own initiative, you can now launch a satellite or weather balloon. Dale Dougherty looks at this new wave of roll-your-own exploration.
The first NASA IT Summit featured deep views into the future.
The first NASA IT Summit featured deep views into the future, including an interplanetary Internet, the evolution of computational computing and Gartner's top emerging technologies.
Exploring open source cloud computing, virtualization and Climate@Home at NASA's first IT Summit.
The first NASA IT Summit showcased the technology of today and the potential of the future. We take an in-depth look at the event and discuss NASA's IT shifts with NASA CTO for IT Chris Kemp and NASA CIO Linda Cureton.
Climate data from NOAA and NASA could spur better decisions and a more informed society.
Following in the footsteps of GPS and weather data, climate data services could enable citizens, businesses and nations to make more informed decisions about infrastructure, lifestyles and urban planning. Here's a look at where climate data and its nascent services stand.