NSSD releases version 1.0 of the NSSDC Graphics System (NGS)



Pictorial or visual representations of data are critical to understanding those data, particularly in support of correlative data investigations. This is a concept that the National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC) has recognized for several years and that has begun to grow in importance among the scientific community at large recently. The National Science Foundation's report, Visualization in Scientific Computing (July 1987) has a succinct discussion of the idea.