Small, Capable, Readily-Replicable Payloads for Remote Sensing of Volatiles

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Development of a small, scientifically capable, readily-replicable IR point spectrometer, miniaturizing by several factors a crucial (and proven) technique to enable to assay of volatiles from small satellites.Develop an IR point spectrometer able to measure 2.0-4.0 [HTML_REMOVED]m (SWIR) and 5.5-12 [HTML_REMOVED]m (MIR) reflectance and emission from a 0.05 albedo asteroid with an IFOV of [HTML_REMOVED]5mrad and with SNR sufficient to detect 1% MIR band depths due to OH/H2O at 10 nm spectral resolution and distinguish absorptions related to Si-O vibrations that distinguish key classes of asteroids and the extent of aqueous alteration. The volume is not to exceed 2U and the target rebuild cost of the payload element (for a cubesat-class implementation; scalable to higher class if desired) is not to exceed $200k.

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Metadata Created Date February 28, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019

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Metadata Created Date February 28, 2019
Metadata Updated Date February 28, 2019
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