Persistent Link:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/156894
Title:
NASA Remote Imaging System Acquisition
Author:
Lizarraga, Adrian; Lynn, Brittany; Lange, Jeremiah; Rogers, John; Shahid, Azeem
Issue Date:
Dec-2010
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The purpose of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Remote Imaging System Acquisition (RISA) space camera prototype is to integrate six existing optical instruments into a single system that will withstand the extreme temperature fluctuations, high radiation, and variable pressures of the space environment. This technical report describes the state of the previous year's prototype and details our efforts toward the progression of the design to a functional, high quality instrument. Appendices are included detailing the current state of work and the next steps for the team that takes on this project next year. The focus of the work this year was to design a broadband variable-focus camera using novel imaging components, troubleshoot the previous year's I2C code, design a wireless information transfer system and conceptualize a flight ready mechanical design for future implementation. Our final design utilizes a liquid lens in conjunction with a cerium doped double gauss, eliminating more traditional mechanical focusing mechanisms. The camera will be controlled wirelessly through 802.11g protocol by the base system, with image data downloaded at projected speeds of 54 kBps.
Type:
text; Electronic Thesis
Degree Name:
B.S.
Degree Level:
bachelors
Degree Program:
Honors College; Electrical Engineering
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.titleNASA Remote Imaging System Acquisitionen_US
dc.creatorLizarraga, Adrianen_US
dc.creatorLynn, Brittanyen_US
dc.creatorLange, Jeremiahen_US
dc.creatorRogers, Johnen_US
dc.creatorShahid, Azeemen_US
dc.contributor.authorLizarraga, Adrianen_US
dc.contributor.authorLynn, Brittanyen_US
dc.contributor.authorLange, Jeremiahen_US
dc.contributor.authorRogers, Johnen_US
dc.contributor.authorShahid, Azeemen_US
dc.date.issued2010-12-
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Remote Imaging System Acquisition (RISA) space camera prototype is to integrate six existing optical instruments into a single system that will withstand the extreme temperature fluctuations, high radiation, and variable pressures of the space environment. This technical report describes the state of the previous year's prototype and details our efforts toward the progression of the design to a functional, high quality instrument. Appendices are included detailing the current state of work and the next steps for the team that takes on this project next year. The focus of the work this year was to design a broadband variable-focus camera using novel imaging components, troubleshoot the previous year's I2C code, design a wireless information transfer system and conceptualize a flight ready mechanical design for future implementation. Our final design utilizes a liquid lens in conjunction with a cerium doped double gauss, eliminating more traditional mechanical focusing mechanisms. The camera will be controlled wirelessly through 802.11g protocol by the base system, with image data downloaded at projected speeds of 54 kBps.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Thesisen_US
thesis.degree.nameB.S.en_US
thesis.degree.levelbachelorsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineHonors Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineElectrical Engineeringen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
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