Pleiades, NASA’s largest supercomputer, is now seventh on the TOP500 list of the world’s most powerful, high-performance computers. The announcement was made at the 26th International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany.
Located at NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., Pleiads supports more than 1,000 active users around the country who are advancing our knowledge about the Earth, the solar system and the universe. Pleiades is used to meet the computing needs on NASA’s most demanding modeling and simulation projects in aeronautics, earth and space science, exploration systems and technologies and future space operations.
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