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Message Of The Day DCS 4.3.6

Welcome to the SOFIA Data Cycle System!

User Support
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About DCS

Register With DCS

DCS Help Resources

Proposal Development
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Download USPOT

Search Proposals

SOFIA Instrument Time Estimator


Observation Planning
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Search AORs

Download Visibility Tool

Data Archive & Retrieval
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Search Science Archive

Search Missions

SOFIA Publications

The SOFIA Data Cycle System (DCS) provides tools and infrastructure for both General Investigators (GIs) and Science and Mission Operations (SMO) staff for:

  • proposal preparation and submission
  • observation and mission planning
  • data archiving and distribution
All tools and resources are available using the links above.

To start using the DCS, please register and check out the documents in the DCS Help Resources area. In addition, most of the tools have embedded help pages and links.

Be sure to check the Message of the Day for recent news and updates regarding DCS status, including planned downtime for upgrades and maintenance.

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