Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

NASA Awards $15M HSI Contract to Teledyne Brown Engineering

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Comments
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., July 21, 2015 — Teledyne Brown Engineering Inc. will integrate a hyperspectral imaging (HSI) instrument into a new Earth observation platform for the International Space Station under a $15 million contract with NASA.

The Multi-User System for Earth Sensing (MUSES) platform is expected to be operational in 2016, with installation of the HSI system projected for 2017. The precision-pointing platform will be able to host up to four instruments simultaneously.

Built by the German Aerospace Center, the HSI system will operate at visible to near-infrared wavelengths, and is expected to acquire data on more than 70 million km2 each year.

"Specifically, the volume of hyperspectral data expected to be obtained will assist NASA scientists with a variety of applications in forestry and agricultural management, atmospheric research, and other areas of scientific and humanitarian importance," said Robert Mehrabian, CEO of Teledyne Brown Engineering parent company, Teledyne Technologies Inc.

For more information, visit
Jul 2015
hyperspectral imaging
Methods for identifying and mapping materials through spectroscopic remote sensing. Also called imaging spectroscopy; ultraspectral imaging.
BusinessAmericasCaliforniaTeledyneBrown Engineeringimaginghyperspectral imagingNASAspaceGerman Aerospace CenterMulti-User System for Earth SensingMUSES

back to top
Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2020 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.