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DEVELOPMENT OF A PORTABLE MULTISPECTRAL THERMAL INFRARED CAMERA

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
6854
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6854
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Daedalus Enterprises, Inc.
300 Parkland Plaza Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF A PORTABLE MULTISPECTRAL THERMAL INFRARED CAMERA
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $466,031.00
 

Abstract:

THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY FOR DEVELOPING A FIELD PORTABLE MULTISPECTRAL THERMAL INFRARED CAMERA FOR USE IN THE NASA GEOLOGY PROGRAM TO CHARACTERIZE THE COMPOSITIONAL AND TEXTURAL HETEROGENEITY OF UNDISTURBED SURFACES. THE RESEARCH EFFORT WILL INCLUDE THE INVESTIGATION OF ALTERNATIVE TECHNIQUES FOR DISPERSION AND DETECTION OF THE THERMAL INFRARED SPECTRUM, VALUABLE FIELD OF VIEW OPTICS, FIELD DISPLAY TECHNIQUES, AND DIGITAL DATA RECORDING. MOREOVER, A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE EFFORT WILL ADDRESS PACKAGING DESIGN AND POWER LIMITATIONS NECESSARY TO PROVIDE A RUGGED FIELD PORTABLE INSTRUMENT. INNOVATIONS IN CONFIGURATION, MATERIAL SELECTION, AND PACKAGING ARE REQUIRED TO PRODUCE A FIELD PORTABLE INSTRUMENT. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL RESULT IN THE PRELIMINARY DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE SPECIFICATIONS FORAN INSTRUMENT THAT WILL PROVIDE DATA WITH WHICH TO GREATLY EXPAND THE KNOWLEDGE OF SPECTRAL PROPERTIES OF HETEROGENEOUS NATURAL SURFACES. THIS INFORMATION WILL GREATLY AID EFFORTS TO PERFORM GEOLOGIC MAPPING AND MINERAL EXPLORATION THROUGH THE USE OF AIRBORNE AND SPACE BASED MULTISPECTRAL THERMAL INFRARED INSTRUMENTS.

Principal Investigator:

Frederick G Osterwisch

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Daedalus Enterprises Inc.
Po Box 1869 Ann Arbor, MI 48106

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No