A LOW-COST, CCD SOLID STATE STAR TRACKER

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 10398
Amount: $497,898.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
8201 Corporate Dr #920, Landover, MD, 20785
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Siegfried Auer
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Research Institution
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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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