Article - 31 Oct 2013
The traditional video camera with its limited field of view makes it difficult for use in some of the applications in the field of computational vision. Catadioptric sensors are proving to be an apt...
News - 6 Apr 2013
The Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) delivered an innovative star field simulator to technical personnel at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala., in March....
News - 24 Jun 2020
West Virginia University's Duncan Lorimer might be the godfather of the fast radio burst, but a pair of international students has taken exploring these mysterious cosmic flashes to a new...
News - 18 Nov 2015
An international team of researchers, led by Queen’s University Belfast, has devised a high-precision method of examining magnetic fields in the Sun’s atmosphere, representing a...
News - 14 Oct 2010
e2v, a global supplier of standard imaging devices, has been offered an award by the European Space Agency (ESA) to configure a novel Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera sensor for use in the Euclid...
News - 20 Dec 2013
NASA's Deep Space Network, the world's largest and most powerful communications system for "talking to" spacecraft, will reach a milestone on Dec. 24: the 50th anniversary of its...
Article - 14 Mar 2023
An image sensor is a device that converts light into electrical signals that can be processed into digital images. Where can they be found in space technologies?
News - 26 Jun 2020
Optical Surfaces Ltd has developed proprietary light weighting techniques that can reduce the weight of a mirror by as much as 60%.
A light weighted mirror produced by Optical Surfaces...
News - 20 Sep 2012
Mounted atop the Victor Blanco Telescope at Chile’s Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) captured its first images of a southern sky gleamed with galaxies...
Article - 19 Jan 2023
A wavefront sensor is a device for measuring an optical wavefront and any aberrations within it. The wavefront is a region in which all the points sampled in the wave have the same phase at a given...