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National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) The term 'National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC)' as it applies to the area of Earth observation can be defined as ' The NSSDC provides on-line and off-line access to a wide variety of astrophysics, space plasma and solar physics, lunar and planetary, and Earth science data from NASA space flight missions, in addition to selected other data, models, and software. Located at Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, Maryland, the NSSDC is sponsored by the Information Systems Office of NASA's Office of Space Sciences. NSSDC on-line data and services are currently free of charge, off-line support (e.g., replications and mailing of magnetic tapes) are available for the cost of fulfilling the request'.
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