The Department of Defense is pursuing efforts to develop ever larger space-based apertures in an attempt to provide
better imagery and intelligence for national defense purposes. Unfortunately, due to their shear enormity, many of these
apertures will experience displacements and kinematics that work to degrade the resolution of incoming images.
Currently, there are multiple efforts to develop software-based compensation schemes, to "clean up the image;"
however, these schemes rely on high precision metrology systems to provide accurate information regarding the shape
and dynamics of the structure. This paper details a collaborative effort, between the Air Force Research
Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/VS), the Aerospace Corporation, CSA Engineering, and Jackson and Tull
Engineering, conducted to assess the potential of using a fiber-Bragg's system for the metrology of large, space-based