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Commercially-Hosted Remote Sensing; History, Challenges, Opportunities

Dr. Carl Schueler of Orbital Sciences Corp., reviews challenges and benefits associated with CHIRP, and previews future applications of the hosted-mission approach.

When: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Elks Lodge, 150 N. Kellogg Ave., Santa Barbara

Cost: Not available

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Lectures

Description:

The Commercially Hosted Infrared Payload (CHIRP) is the first remote sensing mission hosted on a commercial geostationary (GEO) telecommunications satellite. Our speaker, Dr. Carl Schueler of Orbital Sciences Corp., reviews challenges and benefits associated with CHIRP, and previews future applications of the hosted-mission approach.

Speaker: Dr Carl Schueler, Schueler Consulting
After retiring from Raytheon Santa Barbara Remote Sensing (SBRS), Dr. Schueler joined Orbital Sciences Corporation in 2008 after leading the Commercially Hosted InfraRed Payload (CHIRP) technical proposal. As CHIRP chief scientist, he coordinated sensor modifications, testing and on-orbit experiment definition. He received degrees in Physics & Astronomy at Louisiana State University, followed by two years at Hughes Aircraft Company teaching F-14 radar, Maverick missile theory and field repair. He earned a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering at UC Santa Barbara in 1980 under a Howard Hughes Doctoral Fellowship. He has also served on National Research Council (NRC) committees..

Event posted Feb. 20, 2014
Last updated Feb. 20, 2014

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