Prototype Telescope Now Fully Operational Aboard The International Space Station
First-ever gimbaled monolithic telescope providing unique, never-before-seen images of the Earth’s atmosphere and stars
Stephen Wampler | Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory - When SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on March 16, it delivered several thousand pounds of supplies for the crew as well as new hardware.
The hardware included the U.S. Space Force’s Space Test Program Houston 9 (STP-H9) platform, which houses a prototype telescope designed and built by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's Space Science and Security Program.
SOHIP Prototype Telescope Uses Monolithic Optics On A Gimbal To Detect & Characterize Gravity Waves, Temp, and Air Density:
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