NASA's facility that supports the processing, management, archiving, and distribution of mission data concerning astrophysics. Located at the Goddard Space Flight Center, the facility designs and operates astrophysics data systems. It also works with Goddard's Laboratory for High-Energy Astrophysics (LHEA) and Laboratory for Astronomy and Solar Physics (LASP) to manage data for specific missions. The ADF is part of the Space Science Data Operations Office (SSDOO).
Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.