NASA’s Online Toolkit Gives Users Easy, Commercial Access to Relevant Satellite Data

NASA’s online toolkit gives users easy, commercial access to relevant satellite data for its business ventures, research or conservation endeavors. New ‘Remote Sensing Toolkit’ gives a basic framework that rapidly distinguishes pertinent sources in view of client input, according a statement given by NASA on Thursday.

The toolbox is intended to enable clients to scan for information, and additionally prepared to-utilize apparatuses and code to assemble new instruments. Through its group of stars of Earth perception satellites, NASA gathers petabytes of information every year.

The assortment of open source devices made to get to, investigate and use the information from these satellites is well-known to a huge number of science clients, however getting to and using this information stays overwhelming for some potential business clients.

Technology Transfer programme executive at NASA, Daniel Lockney said in a statement that, “This new tool makes finding and using NASA satellite data easier than ever before, and we hope it sparks innovation among the entrepreneurial community and leads to further commercialisation of NASA technology and benefits people across the world.”

For instance, NASA’s remote-detecting information and instruments are spread out crosswise over many locales. The NASA Technology Transfer program explored more than 50 websites and found that no source gave a far reaching gathering of data or a solitary passageway to start a pursuit. This incited the US space office to present the Remote Sensing Toolkit.

Mr Lockney added, “Our mission to bring NASA technology down to Earth is expanding with the release of this remote sensing toolkit.”


Kerri Avery graduated from University of North Carolina (UNC)– Chapel Hill in 2005.  Kerri grew up in Ohio but moved to New Mexico after school. Kerri has written for several major publications  including Buzz Feed and the Huffington Post. Kerr iis our community reporter and also covers world events.

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