SSDC Responsibilities

    Main responsibilities of the ASI Space Science Data Center (SSDC) are:

  • Provide support to ASI funded missions in the field of the observation of the Universe
  • Maintain a permanent data archive (including data, software calibration and scientific expertise) of all ASI funded scientific missions
  • Act as the interface between ASI's supported scientific missions and the users' community
  • Provide on-line access to archival data, analysis software, calibration files and documentation
  • Host a copy of the data archive of international missions where Italy is involved
  • Develop and maintain software for the efficient access, analysis and comparison of data.
  • Collaborate with other data centers and scientific institutions for the exchange of data, software and expertise.