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SCF_Lab

SCF_Lab

It is a laboratory dedicated to characterization, design and modeling of the space segment of Satellite Laser Ranging, i. e. the accurate measurement, obtained by laser pulses, of the position of bodies equipped with special laser retroreflectors: artificial satellites, the Moon and, in the near future, even other planets, other moons, asteroids and comets. The SCF_Lab is a laboratory renowned for its scientific and technological  capabilities and it collaborates with NASA, ASI (the Italian space agency), ESA (the European space agency) and ISRO (the Indian space agency) in research projects regarding the solar system.

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Latest modified: 5 May 2016