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Company Information:

Name: Hart Scientific Consulting International LLC
Address: 6135 N. Tucson Mountain Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85743-
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (520) 419-6401

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $497,725.00 4
SBIR Phase II $749,490.00 1

Award List:

Enhancing High-Resolution Imagery for Space Situational Awareness with Lucky Imaging and Adaptive Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: E. Keith Hege, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,746.00
Abstract:
We propose the development and laboratory demonstration of a method that will revolutionize the high resolution satellite imaging capabilities of ground-based optical systems. Current imaging systems supporting Space Situational Awareness (SSA), even those equipped with state-of-the-art adaptive… More

Advanced Multi-Frame Blind Deconvolution for Imaging in Daylight and Strong Turbulence Conditions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: E. K. Hege, Senior Scientist – (520) 907-1857
Award Amount: $99,794.00
Abstract:
We will develop new computational techniques to extend the reach of large ground-based optical systems, enabling high resolution imaging of satellites under daylight conditions. Current state-of-the-art systems, such as the 3.6 m AEOS telescope, dramatically underperform in such conditions because… More

Implementing the Daylight Object Restoration Algorithm for Imaging in Daylight and Strong Turbulence

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: E. K. Hege, Senior Scientist – (520) 907-1857
Award Amount: $749,490.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A new algorithm, the Daylight Object Restoration Algorithm (DORA), has been developed. DORA includes a novel implementation of the multi-frame blind deconvolution image restoration concept which recovers high-quality object estimates from sequences of degraded images. DORA removes the… More

Light-weight, compact SWIR and MWIR imaging interferometer for space

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas Hope, Staff Scientist – (808) 214-3517
Award Amount: $149,731.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: We propose a novel SWIR/MWIR imaging system targeted for deployment at geosynchronous orbits. The new system is based on interferometric principles, is scalable, light-weight, and uses easily replicable inexpensive optics. The optics, detectors, and interferometric signal processing… More

Efficient Photometry from Serendipitous Detection of Stars

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas Hope, Senior Scientist – (808) 214-3517
Award Amount: $149,454.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Research Objectives: 1) Determine the viability and accuracy of photometric calibration of Resident Space Object (RSO) observations using light from stars serendipitously recorded in the RSO images across the full range of ground-based image data collection scenarios in EO/IR wavebands.… More