Project Governance

The WorldWide Telescope project (WWT) is committed to open and transparent governance. Formalized governance documents are being prepared with the transition to NumFOCUS sponsorship.

The software components of the WWT project are licensed under the open-source MIT License. Software development is managed under the WorldWideTelescope organization on GitHub. Copyrights to the software are held by the .NET Foundation.

Steering Committee

The WWT project's relationship with its fiscal sponsor, NumFOCUS, is managed by its Steering Committee. The committee's current membership is:

AAS Governance

The project gratefully acknowledges the service of previous Directors under AAS management:

and previous members of the Steering Committee: