They tried again on July 10th with a dedicated flight over a remote stretch of the Pacific by NASA's SOFIA airborne infrared
Santa Barbara, CA, August 24, 2017 --(PR.com)-- HEICO Corporation (NYSE: HEI.A and HEI) announced today that its IRCameras, LLC ("IRC") subsidiary supplied a specially designed infrared imaging camera which was incorporated into an Airborne Infrared
Spectrometer ("AIR-Spec") used to observe and obtain measurements of the total solar eclipse visible throughout much of the United States yesterday.
In addition, a NASA 747SP aircraft based at the center carries an airborne infrared
telescope named SOFIA, Stratospheric Observatory to Infrared Astronomy.
Each will be paired with a professional astronomer to observe firsthand how airborne infrared
astronomy is conducted.
The United States will additionally develop the Airborne Infrared
Sensor platforms capable of tracking hundreds of targets simultaneously.
A DRDO scientist said several indigenously developed payloads are now available for target-drone applications, such as electro-optical (EO) imaging, laser ranging and designation, and airborne infrared
Environmental Protection Agency, Lab researchers developed an airborne infrared
sensor technology that can aid emergency crews by detecting and mapping hazardous and toxic chemical plumes.
Real-time, airborne infrared
surveys enable search-and- rescue teams to locate lost hikers at night or in dense forests.
In the British scientific journal Nature, Schnell reports that airborne infrared
lidar has detected plumes of ice crystals rising from leads (open-water areas) as much as 6 miles wide and other open areas in the ice called polynyas.
Awards to Washington State have all gone to Boeing's Seattle area plants so far, and the bulk of this is for the controversial Airborne Optical Adjunct project, which aims to test airborne infrared
sensors for use in tracking ICBMs.