The original Search Page software was designed and implemented by our colleagues in the Applied Information Sciences Branch (Code 935) at NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. Special thanks are due to:
Dan Kodesh, formerly of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center and Global Science & Technology Inc.
Bob Cromp, formerly of Code 935, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Version 4 of the CIO was created with the help of the following Computer Sciences Corporation personnel:
We made use of two invaluable resources to locate positions and verify identifications of astronomical objects: 1) Set of Identifications, Measurements and Bibliography for Astronomical Data (SIMBAD) of the Centre de Données Astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS), 2) NASA Extragalactic Database (NED), a service of the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center (IPAC)
IRAS Point Source Catalog cross-identifications and flux data were obtained from XCATSCAN, another excellent IPAC utility
Some of the icons used on the CIO Web pages were obtained from:
The Graphic Station, The Icon Browser, Pam Bytes Free Web Graphics, Randy's Icon Bazaar