The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes

534b787c49e2b4a9a49fd7c5cf404f1a?s=47 Alberto Conti
November 01, 2011

The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes

Public talk given at the Space Telescope Science Institute on the Multimission (now Mikulski) Archive

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Alberto Conti

November 01, 2011
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  1. The Multimission Archive at the Space Telescope Science Institute

  2. Established in 1997 as NASA’s Optical and Ultraviolet Data Archive

    Supports Active missions: HST, GALEX, Kepler,... Legacy missions: IUE, FUSE, EUVE,... Optical & UV Data Archive
  3. The NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) High Energy Astrophysics Science

    Archive Research Center (HEASARC) Infrared Science Archive (IRSA) & IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) Archive Centers Publications X-ray and Gamma Ray Infrared
  4. World-wide technical and scientific leadership in archive system design Secure

    storage and reliable retrieval services for data from HST and all MAST-supported missions User-friendly and scientifically useful search and cross-correlation tools Development and support for inter-archive communication and data transfer standards MAST
  5. Optimize the science from community-led astrophysics missions and projects. Develop,

    nurture, and share innovations in space astronomy science operations. Collaborate on the next generation of space astrophysics programs. MAST/STScI
  6. Astronomy Project Timeline A Partial List of Key Astrophysics Facilities

    Start date and Probable Duration HST Spitzer Chandra FUSE GALEX GLAST Kepler WMAP JWST SWIFT Beyond Einstein XMM SOFIA INTEGRAL Ares V Flights Herschel - Planck WISE VAO Operations ALMA TMT LSST PANSTARRS NVO Development SDSS VLT & Gemini Observatories SIM? TPF? 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020 GALEX
  7. Astronomy Project Timeline STScI Project and Mission Activity HST Spitzer

    Chandra FUSE GALEX GLAST Kepler WMAP SWIFT Beyond Einstein XMM SOFIA INTEGRAL Ares V Flights Herschel - Planck WISE ALMA TMT LSST PANSTARRS SIM? TPF? SDSS VLT & Gemini Observatories Start date and Probable Duration VAO Operations NVO Development JWST LSST 2000 2005 2010 2015 2020 XMM
  8. MAST Site Search all missions http://archive.stsci.edu

  9. None
  10. HST 31% GALEX 23% DSS 9% IUE 8%Kepler 8% FUSE

    7% Other 13% Which missions did you access? July 2010
  11. 0% 30% 60% 90% Primary Secondary Research Obs Support Education

    Outreach Amateurs Rank your usage that is related to the following activities
  12. few times/yr 37% few times/mo 36% few time/wk 15% daily

    6% never 6% How often have you used MAST in the past 12 months? July 2010
  13. MAST Holdings HST HLA Kepler DSS GALEX Other HLSP Other

    Small VLA-First FUSE IUE GSC I&II without HST Total:166 TB 1 million HST Observations
  14. 0 5 10 15 20 25 2001 2002 2003 2004

    2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 millions Searches
  15. 0 50 100 150 200 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999

    2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Gbytes/Day Year Archive Use Ingest Rate: 15 TB/yr Retrieval Rate: 85 TB/yr Distributed Volume ~ 6X Ingest SM3B ACS, NCS ACS Failure SM4 WF3, COS, ACS, STIS
  16. Archive Growth 2001-2010 1 TB 10 TB 50 TB 10

    TB 100 TB 1 TB
  17. Archive Growth Monthly 2001-2010 1 TB 10 TB 50 TB

    1 TB 10 TB
  18. Proposal Submitted 1990-2010

  19. 0 200 400 600 800 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995

    1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 HST publications not assigned GO&AR GO AR total
  20. 1973- 2010 “Davidson” metric NASA contributions to worldwide scientific discovery

    and technological achievement 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 1973 1982 1991 2000 2009 Hubble Chandra SST GRO Voyager Viking MGS Galileo Cassini Apollo STS Rockets/Balloons ISTP
  21. 2 years of HST operations $55M of GO/AR support 150

    FTE/years of postdoc support 150 FTE/years of grad student support more than 1,400 refereed papers at least 50,000 citations more than 300 papers at science meetings 60-80 science-related press releases 4 billion hits on HubbleSite
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  24. “In the end, the Hubble mission’s science impact will certainly

    be dominated by archival papers” Rick White, MAST PI
  25. www.albertoconti.com @albertoconti