Search form

Space Technology Hall of Fame

Hyperspectral Imaging Systems

Year: 
Inducted Individuals: 
Dr. Jim Beach
Mr. Mark Lanoue
Dr. David Lewis
Dr. Chengye Mao
Dr. George May
Mr. Rodney McKellip
Mr. Mark Nall
Mr. David Smith
Technology Description: 

Used in a space exploration support role, hyperspectral sensors capture reflected energy from observed objects, which is then analyzed to identify attributes not otherwise visible. 

Working with NASA, the Institute for Technology Development (ITD) has radically reduced sensor size and eliminated the need for sensor or target motion. 

These innovations have opened a range of new diagnostic applications to include bio-medical, forensics, counter terrorism, food safety, and earth imaging markets. 

ITD's systems serve an image sensing market expected to exceed $1.88 billion within the next 12 months.

Live Sun Image
 
X

Share This Page

Share this page with friends and bookmark for future reference.

Facebook Share on Facebook Twitter Tweet This LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn

Additional networks and bookmarking websites:

X

Give Us Feedback

We want to hear from you! Feel free to send us your comments about this page. General feedback for the Space Foundation is also welcome.