At its open.NASA blog, the US space agency is soliciting input from the public on the data sets and APIs it provides. "As we collect more and more data, figuring out the best way to distribute, use, and reuse the data becomes more and more difficult. API’s are one way we can significantly lower the barrier of entry to people from outside NASA being able to manipulate and access our public information." The current estimate is that NASA collects 15 terabytes of data per day, and future missions may collect far more.
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