KECK INSTITUTE FOR SPACE STUDIES

       


Keck Institute for Space Studies

Final Reports:

Exploring New Multi-Instrument Approaches to Observing Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Carbon Cycle from Space

Final Report

In Situ Science and Instrumentation for Primitive Bodies: Constraining the Origin of the Jupiter Trojans by in situ Measurement of Volatiles, Minerals, and Ices
(Technical Development)

Final Report



Technology Assessment of a Space Flight Demonstration LaserSail Propulsion
(Technical Development)

Final Report



Science and Enabling Technologies to Explore the Interstellar Medium

Final Report

Bridging the Gap: Observations and Theory of Star Formation Meet on Large and Small Scales

Final Report

Gazing at the Solar System: Capturing the Evolution of Dunes, Faults, Volcanoes and Ice from Space

Final Report

Adaptive Multi-Functional Space Systems for Micro-Climate Control

Final Report

Venus Seismology

Final Report



The Sleeping Giant: Measuring Ocean Ice Interactions in Antarctica

Final Report

Airships: A New Horizon for Science

Final Report

New Approaches to Lunar Ice Detection and Mapping

Final Report

Planetary Magnetic Fields: Planetary Interiors and Habitability

Final Report

Satellites to the Seafloor: Autonomous Science to Forge a Breakthrough in Quantifying the Global Ocean Carbon Budget

Final Report

Inferring Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Celestial Bodies Regolith Using (Simple) Low-Tech Tools

Final Report

Next Generation UV Instrument Technologies
(Technical Development)

Final Report



New Methods to Measure Photosynthesis from Space

Final Report

In Situ Science and Instrumentation for Primitive Bodies

Final Report

Quantum Communication, Sensing and Measurement in Space

Final Report

Engineering Resilient Space Systems

Final Report

Small Satellites: A Revolution in Space Science

Final Report

Tools and Algorithms for Sampling in Extreme Terrain

Final Report

Mapping the Epoch of Reionization with C+ Line Tomography
(Technical Development)

Final Report



Asteroid Return Mission Study

Final Report

Digging Deeper: Algorithms for Computationally-Limited Searches in Astronomy

Final Report

Next Generation UV Instrument Technologies Enabling Missions in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Planetary Sciences

Final Report

Monitoring of Geoengineering Effects and their Natural and Anthropogenic Analogues

Final Report

xTerramechanics - Integrated Simulation of Planetary Surface Missions

Final Report

High Altitude Ballooning for Space and Atmospheric Observation

Final Report



Future Missions to Titan: Scientific and Engineering Challenges

Final Report

The First Billion Years

Final Report

Quantifying the Sources and Sinks of Atmospheric CO2

Final Report

Development of Ultrasensitive Photon Detectors and Microwave Amplifiers Using Superconducting Nitride Thin Films
(Technical Development)

Final Report



Monitoring Earth Surface Changes from Space

Final Report

Single Photon Counting Detectors

Final Report

Robotic Exploration and Sampling of Mars

Final Summary Paper



Monitoring Earth Surface Changes from Space

Final Report

Coherent Arrays for Astronomy and Remote Sensing

Final Report