Think tank

W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies

KISS

Pasadena, CA, United States

The primary purpose of the Keck Institute for Space Studies (KISS) is to develop new planetary, Earth, and astrophysics space mission concepts and technology by bringing together a broad spectrum of scientists and engineers for sustained scientific and technical interaction. The Institute is a "think and do tank," whose primary purpose is to bring together a broad spectrum of scientists and engineers for sustained technical interaction aimed at developing new space mission concepts and technology.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.kiss.caltech.edu/index.html

Address:
1200 E California Blvd., MC C1-127, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Founded by
Founders: California Institute of Technology
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
United States average
 38
Global average
 86
2019
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
2017
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
% Female staff
2021
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 86%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 30
United States average
 265
Global average
 6,494

Social

Likes (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 2,882
United States average
 89,086
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,480
Likes (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,262
Twitter
Followers (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 264
United States average
 49,136
Global average
 19,281
Followers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 178
Followers (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 126
Subscribers (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 4,730
United States average
 16,608
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 3,940
Subscribers (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 2,640

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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