MAST - Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes

Program Description: The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST) is a NASA funded project to support and provide to the astronomical community a variety of astronomical data archives, with the primary focus on scientifically related data sets in the optical, ultraviolet, and near-infrared parts of the spectrum. MAST is located at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).

Year Started: 1990.

Organization Description: Funded by NASA. Managed by AURA

Data Description: Includes more than astronomical data sets, supporting d17 separate programs, including the Hubble space telescope. The James Webb Space Telescope ( JWST ) data will also be housed in this repository.

Project Type: Data Repository

Project Domains: Math and Physical Sciences

No budget information

Federal Funding: NASA

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Location Lat/Lon Coordinates Location Type Data Type Data Generation Single Data Instance Size (TB) Estimated Daily Data Size (GB) Estimated Annual Data Size (PB) Average Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Maximum Sustained Throughput (Gbps) Online Repository Size (PB) Total Repository Size (PB) Delay Tolerance (minutes) Jitter Sensitive? Uses the Cloud?
Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes, United States 39.3299,-76.6205 Data Repository and Analysis Data Not Specified - -