What has three “eyes,” swivels, and images spacecraft from its perch on the International Space Station?
The Raven module, of course! This technology demonstration uses visible, infrared, and Lidar sensors, or “eyes,” to image and track visiting spacecraft as they come and go from station. Raven will help NASA develop a relative navigation capability, or autopilot for spacecraft, which can be used in future exploration and servicing missions.
Check out this episode of Tech on Deck to learn all about it!