Mission Control Open Source Software: Open MCT #Space #OpenSource @NASAJPL @NASAAmes

Open MCT (Open Mission Control Technologies) is a next-generation mission control framework for visualization of data on desktop and mobile devices. It is being used by NASA for data analysis of spacecraft missions, as well as planning and operation of experimental rover systems.

The code is posted on GitHub and is being actively developed. As a generalizable and open source framework, Open MCT could be used as the basis for building applications for planning, operation, and analysis of any systems producing telemetry data.

Software based on Open MCT is in use as a data visualization tool in support of multiple missions at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and at NASA’s Ames Research Center to support the development of lunar rover mission concepts.

Open MCT can be adapted for planning and operations of any system that produces telemetry. While Open MCT is developed to support space missions, its core concepts are not unique to that domain. It can display streaming and historical data, imagery, timelines, procedures, and other data visualizations, all in one place.

The source code is available on GitHub under an Apache 2.0 open license. They are looking for contributors.

See a web demonstration here.


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