Do I need to authenticate to explore the NASA data?
You do not need to authenticate in order to explore the NASA data. However, if you will be intensively using the APIs to, say, support a mobile application, then you should sign up for a NASA developer key. Limits are placed on the number of API requests you may make using your API key.
What is the NASA API portal?
Welcome to the NASA API portal. The objective of this site is to make NASA data, including imagery, eminently accessible to application developers. This catalog focuses on broadly useful and user friendly APIs and does not hold every NASA API. You do not need to authenticate in order to explore the NASA data.
Where can I find information about NASA software?
This endpoint provides structured, searchable developer access to NASA’s patents, software, and technology spinoff descriptions that have been curated to support technology transfer. More information can be found at technology.nasa.gov and software.nasa.gov and spinoff.nasa.gov. Returns JSON of NASA software that matches given string.
Should I sign up for a NASA developer key?
However, if you will be intensively using the APIs to, say, support a mobile application, then you should sign up for a NASA developer key. Limits are placed on the number of API requests you may make using your API key.
How do I request open source software from NASA?
Your request will automatically be routed to the appropriate Center Software Release Authority (SRA) for processing. Many NASA Open Source software codes and mobile apps provide a URL link so that the requester can download the software directly.
How long does it take to get the software from NASA?
After your signed agreement is accepted by the Center SRA, you will receive an email notification of the method of software delivery. If the software code is available for download through the NASA Software Catalog system, you will have 14 days to download the software through your user account.
What can NASA software do for You?
With a variety of technical applications, NASA software can also benefit users outside of the agency. NASA has released its 2019-2020 software catalog, which contains more codes than ever before.
Where can I find NASA data?
Some datasets on data.nasa.gov are harvested from other NASA data archives and other datasets only exist on data.nasa.gov. This slideshow created for SpaceApps Hackathon participants explains the wider NASA data universe and has some suggestions for finding NASA data.