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/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Tom Prince
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7
United States average
 71
Global average
 120
2017
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 7

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 30
United States average
 272
Global average
 6,666

Social

Likes (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,262
United States average
 72,519
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,017
Twitter
Followers (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 126
United States average
 35,047
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 2,640
United States average
 12,119
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 12/06/2020
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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