SPECTROM will design an active control system that utilizes thermal expansion to adjust the alignment of spacecraft optical instrumentation. The team will characterize the system’s precision by testing its ability to correct heat-induced misalignment in an aluminum optical bench.
- Project Sponsor: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
- Customer: Joe Lopez
- Project Advisors: Robert Marshall
- Project Manager: Cameron Coupe
- Team Members: Cameron Coupe, Jeff Ellenoff, Jaevyn Faulk, Zach Fellows, Sarah Levine, Eli McKee, Josh Mellin, Tyler Talty, Josh Whipkey, Josh White