Space Micro Licenses Texas A&M University Star Tracker Software Package
San Diego, CA – January 6th, 2016
Space Micro announced today that they have finalized an exclusive licensing agreement with Texas A&M University. This agreement marks the start of a new joint initiative to embed A&M's novel algorithms and software into the Space Micro radiation hardened star tracker product line.
Space Micro's VP of Engineering, Michael Jacox, commented, "We’ve built and demonstrated a diverse star tracker product line by implementing the unique Pyramid Star Identification and Calibration routines created by Drs Mortari and Junkins at TAMU. This license gives Space Micro the exclusive rights to use these techniques which have been shown to be superior for robust and rapid stellar attitude determination."
For more information visit www.spacemicro.com or contact Michael Jacox, Vice President of Engineering at 858-332-0700.