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The NASA/IPAC Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) as a resource in supporting observatory operations
Author(s): G. Bruce Berriman
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Paper Abstract

IRSA's scaleable and extensible architecture is inherited by new missions and data providers, and thus offers substantial cost savings to missions. It has built archives for the W.M. Keck Observatory & the Spitzer Space Telescope Legacy teams, among others. It provided archiving and databases support for 2MASS, when active, and will provide corresponding support for the forthcoming WISE mission. IRSA acts as a resource to projects and missions by advising on product design and providing tools for validating data products.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 2008
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 7016, Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II, 701618 (12 July 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.788635
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G. Bruce Berriman, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7016:
Observatory Operations: Strategies, Processes, and Systems II
Roger J. Brissenden; David R. Silva, Editor(s)

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