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NASA Launches Remote Sensing Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data

Many to benefit from NASA's generosity! The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has launched 'Remote Sensing Toolkit' to promote commercial use of satellite data.
NASA launches Remote Sensing toolkit
  • The toolkit was launched as part of NASA’s Technology Transfer program that offers open remote-sensing data, benefiting scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

What is the Remote Sensing Toolkit?

  • It is an online toolkit that aims to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts.
  • It has been designed to help users search for data, as well as utilize ready-to-use tools and code to build new tools.
  • It provides a simple system that quickly identifies relevant sources based on user input.
  • It makes finding and using NASA satellite data easier than ever before.
  • It aims to spark innovation among entrepreneurial community and lead to further commercialisation of NASA technology.

Questions:

Q1. What is the name of the toolkit launched by NASA to promote commercial use of satellite data?
a. Space Data Toolkit
b. Global Data Toolkit
c. Remote Sensing Toolkit
d. None of the above

Q2. Under which program of NASA was the toolkit launched?
a. Technology Transfer program
b. Space Exploration program
c. Mars Exploration program
d. Solar Exploration program
NASA Launches Remote Sensing Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data NASA Launches Remote Sensing Toolkit to Promote Commercial Use of Satellite Data Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on July 23, 2018 Rating: 5

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