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
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 16
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: California Institute of Technology
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Michele Judd
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
2019
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
% Female staff
2023
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 72%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 86%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 30
United States average
 248
Global average
 6,812

Social

Likes (2023)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 2,858
United States average
 67,586
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 2,882
Likes (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,480
Twitter
Followers (2024)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 290
United States average
 38,524
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 264
Followers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 178
Subscribers (2023)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 5,170
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 4,730
Subscribers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 3,940

Data notes

Last updated: 15/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation┬┤s website
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