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Archive Status & Staging Disk Capacity

Current Status

Request Information for In the last 96 hours:
431 requests were made.
480 of these requests are COMPLETE.
0 of these requests are still RUNNING.

The average time it took for a request to complete during this time period is 2875.4625 seconds.
The median time it took for a request to complete during this time period is 2165.5 seconds.

Check status of an individual request:
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Planned Archive Downtimes

These are scheduled downtimes which will affect access to the MAST HST Archive. Note: Due to the nature of the archive systems, we cannot always report unscheduled downtimes.

The DADS system serves data from the HST and FUSE archives.

Public HST data is also available at CADC and ESAC:


Staging Disk Capacity

Here is the current capacity of the Archive host's ( staging disk:

Tue Oct 27 17:33:39 UTC 2020

1801.1 GB of 8063.3 GB used (22.3%)

If the capacity is near 100%, then the staging disk is full, and HOST retrievals and retrivals submitted through the Web interface will fail. When that happens, you may either

  • Wait until there is more space on the staging disk (every day, files older than three days are swept from the staging disk), or
  • you can select NET retrieval instead of HOST and have the data sent directly to your machine.
When the disk is full, and you have data on it you don't need, please let us know so we can delete it to make space for other retrievals.