Space Micro Inc. announced it is introducing the 5MP Space Camera as part of its Guidance and Navigation product line.The 5MP Space Camera builds on the legacy µSTAR Tracker Camera Head Unit (CHU) in the same flight-qualified mechanical configuration, while integrating a 5 Megapixel scientific CMOS Imager. The 5MP Space Camera offers a very low read noise of less than 2 e- RMS in the Rolling Shutter mode and less than 5 e- in the Global Shutter mode with frame rates as high as 100fps. Multiple space heritage radiation-hardened glass designs are available. Standard optical lens’ field of view options are 12°, 29°, 39°, and 80°. Space Micro also offers custom lens designs tailored to meet mission needs. A low SWAP solution, the 5MP Space Camera is suitable for both small and large satellites. The maximum power dissipation is 4 W and mass is less than 1kg.

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