Space Microelectronics Technology

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Automatic Sequence Generation (AutoGen), Version 5.0

Autogen is used for operations of MRO, MER, Mars Odyssey, and Phoenix, and was used on MGS. Through the use of Autogen for base sequence generation of these missions,operations cost have been significantly reduceds through the reduction in labor/timeand risk involved in the sequence generations...
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Automatic Tiepointer for In-Situ Pointing Correction

The marsautotie program generates tiepoints for use with the Mars pointing correction software in a completely automated manner, with no operator intervention. It takes input images and finds overlaps according to the nominal pointing. It then finds the most "interesting" areas using a scene...
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Autonomous Data Reduction for NASA Earth Science Data

NASA atmospheric and Earth science missions generate vast amounts of data every day. Clustering algorithms are used in various applications including pattern recognition, classification, data compression, regression, and related optimization problems. The design implements a computational solution...
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Autonomous Phase Retrieval Calibration (APRC)

The contribution (Autonomous Phase Retrieval Calibration) is technologically significant to the space (astronomy) community, since it provides a significant leap in the optical performance of a large observatory by using only software to optimize existing controllable hardware in ways that were...
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Autonomous Quadrotor Safety System

The safety system consists of two features:The first part is a system monitor that runs on the quadrotor UAV flight computer to analyze system health. If a critical state is detected the module triggers a safety alert to initiate emergency behaviors like hover in place or emergency landing.The...
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Auxiliary Power Units

AiResearch Manufacturing Company, a division of the Garrett Corporation, is engaged in manufacturing a broad variety of products of the aerospace, energy, metals, transit, and marine industries. Products such as fuel controls and rotating accessories for gas turbines are produced by another Garrett...
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Back in Time

Under a Jet Propulsion Laboratory SBIR, Cambridge Research and Instrumentation Inc., developed a new class of filters for the construction of small, low-cost multispectral imagers. The VariSpec liquid crystal enables users to obtain multi-spectral, ultra-high resolution images using a monochrome...

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