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RIT, FIT Camera Being Tested on ISS

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Imaging technology advanced by researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) is being tested on the International Space Station (ISS) and could someday be used on future space telescopes. A new twist on the charge injection device (CID) camera, originally developed in 1972 by General Electric Co., fine-tunes the array of pixels for improved exposure control in low-light conditions. The enhanced technology could give scientists a new method for imaging planets around other stars and improve the search for habitable Earth-like...Read full article

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