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
 37
Global average
 75
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
 1%
United States average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 30
United States average
 271
Global average
 6,710

Social

Likes (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,480
United States average
 86,720
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,262
Likes (2017)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 1,017
Twitter
Followers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 178
United States average
 46,914
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 126
Subscribers (2021)
W. M. Keck Institute for Space Studies
 3,940
United States average
 15,378
Global average
 5,254
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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