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MAST

The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes (MAST) is a NASA funded project to support and provide to the astronomical community a variety of astronomical data archives. MAST is located at the Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI).
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DrizzlePac

DrizzlePac is a new software package for aligning and combining HST images, which brings an array of new features and algorithmic improvements. It is the successor to the older, widely used MultiDrizzle software. As of July 2012, all drizzled products obtained from MAST are produced with AstroDrizzle.
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Pandeia: Exposure Time Calculator

Community forum for the Exposure Time Calculators (ETCs) powered by Pandeia. Pandeia is a simulation-hybrid, pixel-based ETC paired with a modern GUI. While Pandeia was developed for JWST, it is a general framework, data-driven ETC capable of supporting multiple missions. Its advanced features go well beyond previous ETCs: it accurately models both data acquisition and post-processing, and supports workflows that facilitate the exploration & comparison of a large volume of parameter space.
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