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Space-based visible sensor on midcourse space experiment (MSX) satellite
Author(s): David C. Harrison; Joseph C. Chow
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Paper Abstract

Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology has built and tested the space-based visible (SBV) sensor to be flown on the Ballistic Missile Defense Office's Midcourse Space Experiment spacecraft. SBV, one of a group of sensors on the spacecraft, is designed to perform above-the-horizon surveillance experiments and acquire visible/VNIR band data (450 to 950 nm) on targets and backgrounds. This paper describes the flight configuration of SBV and some calibration results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2217, Aerial Surveillance Sensing Including Obscured and Underground Object Detection, (22 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.179952
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David C. Harrison, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)
Joseph C. Chow, MIT Lincoln Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2217:
Aerial Surveillance Sensing Including Obscured and Underground Object Detection
Ivan Cindrich; Nancy DelGrande; Sankaran Gowrinathan; Peter B. Johnson; James F. Shanley, Editor(s)

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