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Development of high-performance optical system for small satellites
Author(s): Young-Wan Choi; Seung-Uk Yang; Myung-Seok Kang; Ee-Eul Kim
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Paper Abstract

Funded by the Ministry of Commerce, Industry, and Energy of Korea, Satrec Initiative has initiated the development of the prototype model of a TMA-based electro-optical system as part of the national space research and development program. Its optical aperture diameter is 120 mm, the effective focal length is 462 mm, and its full field-of-view is 5.08 degrees. The dimension is about 600 mm × 400 mm × 400 mm and its weight is less than 15 kg. To demonstrate its performance and versatility, multi-spectral imaging in visible and near-infrared region was chosen as the application of the prototype. In this paper, the progress made so far on the prototype development and the future plan will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 October 2007
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6677, Earth Observing Systems XII, 66771A (5 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.734059
Show Author Affiliations
Young-Wan Choi, Satrec Initiative (South Korea)
Seung-Uk Yang, Satrec Initiative (South Korea)
Myung-Seok Kang, Satrec Initiative (South Korea)
Ee-Eul Kim, Satrec Initiative (South Korea)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6677:
Earth Observing Systems XII
James J. Butler; Jack Xiong, Editor(s)

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