Center for Space Informatics, the University of Aizu
ARC-Space is a research center for space informatics established FY2019 in the University of Aizu (UoA). It has started since April 1st in 2009 on the basis of advanced informatics of UoA and experiences of the researchers in operations and developments of optical instruments in deep space explorations. Main topics are Geo-informatics, GIS, Deep Space Explorations such as Hayabusa2 to the asteroid Ryugu, and supporting tools for the explorations. ARC-Space designated as a joint usage / research center (the Center for Lunar and Planetary Exploration Archive Science) by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in April 2019.