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MAST Interfaces

MAST provides a variety of interfaces to access its hosted data collections. Tables in this document provide a few-letter code to indicate which interface(s) may be used to access data from a given collection. The following table lists the codes and their meaning.

Interface CodeDescription
CJCasJobs (requires a separate account)
C.MCatalogs.MAST
E.MExo.MAST
GHTTP Get Request
PPortal user interface
PXPortal Cross-match
VOTVirtual Observatory Tables interface
WFCustom MAST web form

Data Collections by Mission

MAST hosts science data from many past NASA missions, as well as a few that are active. The following table shows which interface(s) can be used to access mission data products and other special collections. Active missions are noted. Interface codes are given in the table above.

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