About the NuSTAR Science Operations Center

The NuSTAR SOC is located on the second floor of Caltech's Cahill Center for Astrophysics. The SOC is responsible for generating NuSTAR's observing schedule and transmitting the weekly pointing plan to the NuSTAR Mission Operations Center at U.C. Berkeley's Space Science Laboratory. The SOC is also responsible for monitoring the health of the telescope and instruments. The SOC validates the all the NuSTAR scientific data for distribution to international science teams through the NuSTAR data archive at HEASARC (NASA/GSFC).

The Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics.