NASA's open-source hub takes flight

Open-source projects at NASA will be getting a boost from a new agencywide online hub launched this week, FedScoop reports.

In an effort to consolidate and expand the use of open source, the agency has created The site will be a collection point for all of NASA's open-source activities.

It will act as a forum for introducing new open-source projects and discussing existing ones. The site will also provide guidance for pursuing the open-source process as well as a listing existing open-source projects and points of contact.

NASA will develop the site in three stages. The agency is seeking input on the project at

The introduction of the new hub came as NASA announced that it had contributed to a public repository hosted by the code-sharing website Github, according to FedScoop.

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