The PDS archives and distributes scientific data from NASA planetary
missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements.
The PDS is sponsored by NASA's Science Mission Directorate.
Its purpose is to ensure the long-term usability of NASA data and to stimulate advanced research.
All PDS data are publicly available and may be exported outside of United States under
"Technology and software Publicly Available" (TSPA) classification.
Learn more about PDS.
Students & Educators
The PDS is mainly designed for scientists researching the planets. While you may find what you are looking for here,
you are usually better off visiting one of the sites below, or another of the related sites.
International Planetary Science Data Archives