Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry

Company: 
BALL AEROSPACE & TECHNOLOGIES CORP.
Parent Company: 
Ball Corp.
Subsidy Source: 
federal
State in Which Facility Is Located: 
Colorado
Project Description: 

THE COMPACT INFRARED RADIOMETER IN SPACE (CIRIS) IS AN UNCOOLED IMAGING INFRARED (7.5 UM TO 13 UM) RADIOMETER DESIGNED FOR HIGH RADIOMETRIC PERFORMANCE FROM LEO ON A CUBESAT SPACECRAFT. THE CIRIS DESIGN IS BASED ON A BALL AIRCRAFT-MOUNTED INSTRUMENT WITH MODIFICATIONS TO IMPROVE RADIOMETRIC UNCERTAINTY IN THE SPACE ENVIRONMENT. A HIGH-EMISSIVITY BLACKBODY SOURCE COATED WITH CARBON NANOTUBES REDUCES ERROR IN ON-BOARD CALIBRATION. ALGORITHMS COMPENSATE THE DETECTOR SIGNAL FOR CHANGING EXTERNAL TEMPERATURES ADDRESSING ANOTHER SOURCE OF UNCERTAINTY. THE CIRIS MISSION WILL ENABLE CONSTELLATIONS OF SIMPLE INEXPENSIVE CUBESATS TO REPLACE LARGER MORE COMPLEX INSTRUMENTS FOR MULTIPLE APPLICATIONS IN SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND LAND USE MANAGEMENT.

Year: 
2018
Major Industry of Parent: 
paper and packaging
Specific Industry of Parent: 
packaging
Subsidy Value: 
$2,294,413
Program Name: 
NASA Science Grants
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance code: 
43.001
Awarding Agency: 
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Type of Subsidy: 
federal grant
Source of Data: 
Notes: 

Year is fiscal year.

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