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Nebulae - Deep-Space Computing Clouds

Workshop Image Gallery

The KISS images below are public domain, but must be accompanied by the appropriate image credit.

The mental model of a spacecraft changes from a remote instrument, or "transactional" model (left), to an in-situ repository of significant data that can be interacted with (right), being constantly updated with in-situ observations.

Image credit: Keck Institute for Space Studies / Chuck Carter.

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Nebulae can enable science missions to perform additional in-situ processing by providing additional modular storage, processing and/or communications.

Image credit: Keck Institute for Space Studies / Chuck Carter.

Front cover illustration of the final report "Nebulae: Deep-Space Computing Clouds" supported by the Keck Institute for Space Studies.

Image credit: Keck Institute for Space Studies / Chuck Carter.

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Study Final Report:

Vander Hook, Joshua and Doyle, Richard and Fox, Valerie et al. (2021) Nebulae: Deep-Space Computing Clouds., Pasadena, CA. doi:10.7907/yqde-dj03. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20211119-204715497. (PDF).