As the first in a series of joint collaborations, Google and
Recently, teams from NASA and Google met to discuss the many computer science problems facing both organisations and possible joint collaborations that could help address them.
NASA and Google intend to collaborate in a variety of areas, including
incorporating agency data sets in Google Earth, focusing on user studies and cognitive modelling for human computer interaction, and science data search utilising a variety of Google features and products.
‘NASA has collected and processed more information about our planet and universe than any other entity in the history of humanity,’ said Chris C. Kemp, director of strategic business development at
‘We've worked hard over the past year to implement an agreement that enables NASA and Google to work closely together on a wide range of
innovative collaborations,’ said Kemp. ‘We are bringing together some of the best research scientists and engineers to form teams to make more of NASA's vast information accessible.’
NASA and Google also are finalising details for additional collaborations that include joint research, products, facilities, education and missions.