Space Micro proposes to develop and qualify an advanced visible camera for high radiation and thermal environments. We will lverage soem
The cross-cutting space product evolving from this SBIR has the potential to add value to and enable many potential NASA space missions. Some of these future NASA missions include Lucy, Psyche, IXPE, Restore, Hermes, Whipple, TiME, Hera, Chopper, etc. which encompass both Discovery-class and SMEX missions.
Customers include NASA centers, spacecraft prime contractors and even university CubeSat projects. Space Micro has worked with most of the satellite prime companies and also the NASA centers.
This product can be scaled for a wide range of customers, including emerging commercial constellations for space-based Internet service and Earth observation data e.g. (Google, WorldVu, SpaceX, etc. There are also a number of DoD (Air Force, MDA< NRO) space applications; Space Micro will manufacture and market this product to potential DoD customers and spacecraft primes. International space programs (ESA, ISRO, JAXA, etc.) are also potential customers, subject to export control and ITAR.