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Unprocessed information collected from instruments during a space mission.

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LORRI raw images in uncompressed format

I have been solving inverse problems (upsampling) for more than 20 years to improve the resolution of bitmaps image (http://www.resampling.narod.ru). I would like to try my algorithm to improve the ...
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Where to find raw images of Ultima Thule?

I've found the raw LORRI images taken by New Horizons at Ultima Thule but haven't been able to find raw MVIC images (or data from the other instruments). Does anyone know if these are currently ...
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What are InSight's barometric and seismic digitization rates and frequency responses when it “listens to the wind”?

News of the "sound of the wind" on Mars is all over the internet today. If you read the fine print, it's really better described as rapid cadence barometric pressure measurements then sped up by a ...
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Power and frequency units used in Deep Space Network XML data?

NASA's Deep Space Network activity can be viewed conveniently at https://eyes.nasa.gov/dsn/dsn.html but if you would like data in a more raw XML form, it can be accessed as described in this answer ...
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What is the preferred technology for bulk data storage on a modern space probe?

I was surprised to find that the Voyager spacecraft use tape to store data pending transmission to Earth. Amazing that they have enjoyed such a long operating life, given that they are mechanical ...
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Ascending node with zero inclination

Long time ago, I was wondering which orbital element should I use to differentiate between the blue and red orientation of an otherwise same elliptical orbit on this image (all the three orbits are in ...
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“UK schoolboy corrects Nasa data error” - what precisely was the “error”?

From the BBC: A British schoolboy has discovered that a piece of Nasa's top space research is flawed. Miles Soloman, a student at Tapton School in Sheffield, was taking part in a project run ...
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Mapping the moon: how to use the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) image data?

what's the meaning of Scaled pixel width and scaled pixel height of LROC EDR image obtained by LROC image search tool?
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Data from space missions

Is in general possible to download data from space missions? I mean "raw" data from sensors instead of the few artistic pictures released to public. Or do scientists keep those files in their secret ...
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Data for Moons in the Solar System with Masses

I'm looking for a simple machine-readable table with basic parameters for all the known moons of the planets in the solar system. Stumbling around the internet, I can find plenty of sources like this ...
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Satellite Ephemeris File Formats

I'm looking for information on commonly used geocentric artificial satellite ephemeris file formats. I'm working on extending an analysis tool for earth orbiting satellites to add the ability to read ...
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Is the Falcon 9 launch/landing telemetry data available for visualisation purposes?

If like to visualize the launch and landing, maybe tied into the audio.
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Utilization of data from satellites mantained by India

What are the prerequisites to utilize the data from 'astrosat' or 'mangalyaan'. My aim is to check how useful the data generated by an Indian scopes are? I could not make any sense in the catalogs.
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Refurbish NewHorizonsBots images

In Twitter the @NewHorizonsBot always announces whenever #NewHorizons releases a new image. For example: #NewHorizons released a new image! ⌚ 14 May 2015, 02:02:44 UTC. 📍 73.1M km from #...
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Are we using software to analyze our telescope data? [closed]

It seems like to me all our analysis of stars and planets could be automated. A computer looks through the data for anomalies and then performs additional observations for that area and then outputs a ...
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What's the public availability of data gathered by NASA probes?

The probes sent by NASA generate a lot of data for scientists to study, but how available is it to non-NASA affiliated scientists? For instance, would I (a layperson) be able to get the raw data ...
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What private companies have launched a satellite to gather satellite imagery? [closed]

Are there private banks or companies that have paid for access to up-to-date satellite imagery, whether through financing the satellite or purchasing the raw data? Out side of pure research, what ...
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Are there any (free) online data archives for data from instruments on Soviet / Russian missions?

There are actually plenty of ftp-servers etc. in the U.S. and Europe, which host raw and pre-processed data of various instruments from old space exploration missions. Usually it is for free, although ...