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Astronomy Picture of the Day Honored for Outreach by IAU

06.22.2022
Astronomy Picture of the Day has been honored by the International Astronomical Union in the organization's inaugural round of outreach prizes. The website, created and run by Goddard’s Jerry Bonnell and Robert Nemiroff at Michigan Technological University, has served up daily astronomical images for 27 years, is available in 20 languages, and is seen by millions throughout the world. The award will be presented at the IAU General Assembly in Busan, South Korea, in August.

2021 Agency Honor Awards

02.08.2022
NASA announced its 2021 Agency Honor Awards this week. Included are several ASD scientists. Caroline Kilbourne (662) and Joan Centrella (660/retired) have won the Distinguished Service Medal, the Agency’s highest award. Mike Corcoran (662/CUA) has won the Exceptional Public Service Medal. Tom Barclay (667/UMBC) was awarded the Early Career Achievement Medal. Knicole Colon (667), Floyd Stecker (663), Eliahu Dwek (665/retired), and Eleonora Troja (661/UMCP) have won the Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal. The XRISM Resolve Dewar Leak Investigation Team won a Group Achievement Award. Congratulations to all!
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Overview

The Office of Scientific Computing designs, develops, and implements the computer systems required to process and analyze astrophysical data at the Astrophysics Science Division. The office supervises and performs the processing of all data through the final analysis phases. It manages all aspects of the Division's computer processing and serves as the focal point for all computer related matters, including information technology security. The office develops requirements for and monitors performance of all contracts for programming and data processing support services.

Contact Us

Phillip A Newman
301.286.3920
Head [660.2]

ASD Computing Information

660 System Helpdesk: 301-286-3692. Email: system@milkyway.gsfc.nasa.gov

                                                                                                                                                                                        
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