A LOW-COST, CCD SOLID STATE STAR TRACKER

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Amount:
$497,898.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
1990
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
10398
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Applied Research Corp.
8201 Corporate Dr #920, Landover, MD, 20785
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Siegfried Auer
 () -
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
APPLIED RESEARCH CORPORATION WILL DEVELOP A SOLID STATE STARTRACKER THAT CAN BE REPRODUCED AT LOW COST. THE DESIGN COMBINES COMPONENTS AND CIRCUITS DEVELOPED FOR THE VIDEO CAMERA MARKET WITH DATA PROCESSING AND CALIBRATION METHODS DEVELOPED FOR HIGH-PERFORMANCE STAR TRACKERS. THE IMMEDIATEAPPLICATION OF THIS DESIGN IS TO PROVIDE USERS OF SPACE-BORNE PAYLOADS WITH AN AFFORDABLE, MODERATE TO HIGH PERFORMANCE STAR TRACKER.

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