Interferometric Tracker for CubeSats

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N66001-13-P-5113
Agency Tracking Number: N122-146-0061
Amount: $149,783.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N122-146
Solicitation Number: 2012.2
Small Business Information
26610 Agoura Road, Suite 240, Calabasas, CA, -
DUNS: 160209102
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Chien-Chung Chen
 CEO
 (818) 880-2907
 cchen@opci.com
Business Contact
 Gail Erten
Title: Director of Marketing
Phone: (818) 880-2907
Email: gerten@opci.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Optical Physics Company (OPC) is proposing to design, fabricate, test and deliver a payload package suitable for testing on a CubeSat. The payload"s design is based on OPC"s proven interferometric star tracker with demonstrated extraordinary accuracy in detecting and tracking many faint sources simultaneously in many different types of demanding missions. The Phase I effort will culminate in a Critical Design Review (CDR). The rapid technical progress is made possible by other past and ongoing work on this star tracker. During the Phase II effort, a prototype of the CubeSat payload will be built and demonstrated in a laboratory space environment.

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