Main responsibilities of the ASI Science Data Center (ASDC) are:
Provide support to ASI funded missions in the field of the observation
of the Universe
Maintain a permanent data archive (including data, software calibration
and scientific expertise) of all ASI funded scientific missions
Act as the interface between ASI's supported scientific missions and
the users' community
Provide on-line access to archival data, analysis software, calibration
files and documentation
Host a copy of the data archive of international missions where Italy
Develop and maintain software for the efficient access, analysis and
comparison of data.
Collaborate with other data centers and scientific institutions for the
exchange of data, software and expertise.