SRI International researchers developed Active Pixel CMOS detectors for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory’s Wide-Field Imager for Solar Probe (WISPR). This is the only imaging instrument aboard the Parker Solar Probe.
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Enabling governments and commercial space operators to perform space-based device maintenance, safely and remotely.
Advanced radar facilities help keep the U.S. safe during the Cold War.
Innovative radar helps find unexploded ordnance and other concealed items.
We invented satellite slang and spacecraft speak.
Innovative rods help protect aircraft from potentially dangerous levels of static electricity.
The world’s first space-based meteorology satellite.
First observation provides new insight into Earth’s closest neighbor.
Our AMISR ushered in relocatable radar to read atmospheric events, rain, sleet or tsunami.