Perform trade studies over folded aperture optics to specify design parameters - diameter, effective aperture, sensitivity, field of view; Model, design, fabricate and test folded optics to demonstrate sufficient image quality for detecting stars; Identify components - imager and processor platform to obtain system level parameters (weight, volume, power, cost); Night sky test of folded optic to demonstrate star visibility.More »
Successful demonstration of FLAT will provide an in-house capability for precision pointing of cubesats and smallsats. Enables and expands mission scenarios and applications of cubesats, smallsats. This enables precision pointing of cubesats for Earth orbiters.More »
|Organizations Performing Work||Role||Type||Location|
|Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)||Lead Organization||NASA Center||Pasadena, CA|
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