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ASDC Newsletter #5



The ASDC is a facility managed by the Exploration and Observation of the Universe unit of ASI, which is part of the ASI-Technical Directorate. It acts in close cooperation with the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF), with the participation of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) and a number of Universities in Italy.

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This number of the ASDC newsletter comes at a particularly fruitful and rewarding time for us as the first complete version of the NuSTAR data reduction software, a joint development between Caltech and ASDC ( more)




AGILERelease of the NuSTAR Data Analysis Software (NuSTARDAS)       

On March 30, 2012 the ASDC has delivered to the NuSTAR Team at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) the final pre-launch release of NuSTAR Data Analysis Software (NuSTARDAS, v. 0.4.3) ( more)





CTAWhen space detected gamma-rays meet gamma-rays detected on the ground: CTA at ASDC

The Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) project is a world-wide initiative to build the next generation ground-based very high energy gamma-ray instrument.( more)





Planck new results on galactic and extragalactic science

On February 13, 2012, the Planck collaboration presented new interesting results on the diffuse emission from our Galaxy. During the international conference “Astrophysics from the radio to submillimetre - Planck and other experiments in temperature and polarization” held in Bologna ( more )




ASI and ASDC exhibition

The Italian Space Agency and ASDC exhibition at the Museo del Balì presented the main ASI scientific activities with a number of lectures and panels dedicated to the main space laboratories supported at the ASDC ( more)