EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 160, 2017Seismology of the Sun and the Distant Stars 2016 – Using Today’s Successes to Prepare the Future – TASC2 & KASC9 Workshop – SPACEINN & HELAS8 Conference
|Number of page(s)||2|
|Section||Space Missions, Data and Projects|
|Published online||27 October 2017|
Backup to the Future
Creating the Kepler/K2 long-term “living archive”
Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade 120, DK-8000 Aarhus C Denmark
2 The Royal Library, Copenhagen Denmark
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Published online: 27 October 2017
What if something horrible happens in the future? Great Scott! Do we have a backup? Is a backup even enough? At the Kepler Asteroseismic Science Operations Center (KASOC) we have a goal that all data and information from Kepler and KASC is preserved for the future. The benchmark is that the data should be useful for, at least, the next 50 years. But how do we ensure that hundreds of terabytes of data are understandable or even readable in half a century?
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