Open Source goes into space

ESA open-source software supports Germany’s TerraSAR-X:

Germany’s next-generation TerraSAR-X uses sophisticated ground infrastructure to deliver Earth observation data to scientists and commercial customers. Open-source software developed at ESA’s Operations Centre is helping to make the mission a success.

At least, some of our taxes have been well used. Some other were not.

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Stefano Costa

Archaeologist, I study the Late Antique and Early Medieval/Byzantine period on the northern side of the Mediterranean, focusing on pottery usage patterns. I'm also involved in open source and open knowledge communities, like OSGeo, the IOSA project and the Open Knowledge Foundation.

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