Video tracking of rocket launches inherently must be done from long range. Due to the high temperatures produced, cameras are often placed far from launch sites and their distance to the rocket increases as it is tracked through the flight. Consequently, the imagery collected is generally severely degraded by atmospheric turbulence. In this talk, we present our experience in enhancing commercial space flight videos. We will present the mission objectives, the unique challenges faced, and the solutions to overcome them.
Ariel Sherman, Aaron Paolini, Stephen Kozacik, and Eric J. Kelmelis, "Enhancing data from commercial space flights (Conference Presentation)," Proc. SPIE 10204, Long-Range Imaging II, 1020407 (Presented at SPIE Defense + Security: April 11, 2017; Published: 6 June 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263775.5460300167001.
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