Locating and Refueling Satellites

NASA worked with Optikos to develop a system to characterize visible wavelength lenses used in the RESTORE-L payload. Optikos delivered a unique quality measurement station designed to characterize the image quality of lens systems used on the NASA Restore-L Satellite Service Robots. These lenses act as the system’s “eyes” as it approaches and docks with a target satellite. To simulate docking conditions, a special Optikos LensCheck™ System projects resolution targets and measures the quality of lens imagery as the targets move from long to short range distances.

 

 

The mission details can be found at this publically available link:  https://sspd.gsfc.nasa.gov/restore-l.html

 

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