NASA released a ton of software for free and here’s some you should try
NASA has just published its 2017-2018 software catalog, which lists the many apps, code libraries and tools that pretty much anyone can download and use. Of course, most of it is pretty closely tied to… you know, launching spacecraft and stuff, which most people don’t do. But here are a few items that might prove useful to tinkers and curious lay people alike. If you’re interested in a piece of software, head to the link provided; it should provide the release or license type (some things are limited to the U.S., for instance)...