Document Type



Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Conference Title

2019 Oklahoma Research Day

City and State

Weatherford, OK

Conference Date

Mar 08, 2019

Publication Date



Computers are a growing part of everyday life in many ways. For some of the biggest and most interesting problems, people have used some of the biggest and most interesting computers. This is the general area of High Performance Computing (HPC) or Supercomputing. One organization with a long and storied history with supercomputing is the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The supercomputers at NASA have a variety of missions including weather forecasting to helping astronauts at the International Space Station. As problems continue to grow complex, the growth of supercomputing seems inevitable.