Take Open Science 101

Self-Paced Virtual Training

Prefer a more self-paced virtual option? We’ve got you covered! Our MOOC option guides you seamlessly through each of the five modules to earn your grand TOPS badge and your NASA Open Science Certification. Take the modules one at a time or all at once, available 24/7 at your fingertips!

Instructor-Led Training

Stay tuned for upcoming training sessions starting in 2024! More dates will be added soon. In the meantime, interested participants are encouraged to subscribe to the TOPS newsletter for updates on training dates, locations, and registration details.

Instructor-led training provides an opportunity for you to take Open Science 101 with a live instructor and engage with members of the open science community.

TOPST Summer Schools and Virtual Cohort Sessions

Virtual cohorts are online workshops designed to assist individuals to complete Open Science 101 and earn their TOPS Open Science badge.

In-Person Training Events

TOPS offers in-person training opportunities at conferences and institutions across the country. See the calendar of events below for opportunities near you. Going to a professional conference? See if TOPS is leading a workshop.

Stay tuned! More training dates will be coming soon...

Stay tuned! More training dates will be coming soon...

NASA Centers

Embark on a journey of knowledge by exploring NASA centers that offer the Open Science 101 curriculum. The site below is intended for exclusive access by NASA civil servants and contractor employees only. Attempting to access it on an unauthorized device will result in a “not found” error message.

Get Involved

Engage with our community or help spread the word about the Open Science 101 curriculum in your community.

Join Our Community

You can join the TOPS community through any of the websites listed below to connect with like-minded individuals passionate about Open Science.

OS101 Contributors

Open Science 101 was developed by TOPS Champions across five NASA Centers and the OpenSciency team. You can find the full list of contributors below:


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