Market Overview

GSF LIDAR is the 3D imaging /ranging sensor of choice for a wide range of manned and unmanned space-based relative navigation and mapping applications.

  • Terrain Mapping
  • Autonomous and Man-in-the-loop Proximal Spacecraft Operations (Rendezvous & Docking)
  • Domain Awareness
  • Powered Decent & Landing Relative Navigation
Proximal Spacecraft
Relative navigation LIDAR sensor for rendezvous / docking and satellite servicing
Planetary Exploration
Real time 3D landing hazard detection and avoidance
Situational Awareness
Local Resident Space Object situational awareness


Global Shutter Solid State Flash LIDAR for Spacecraft Navigation and Docking Applications


3-D Flash Lidar Performance in Flight Testing on the Morpheus Autonomous, Rocket-Propelled Lander to a Lunar-Like Hazard Field


NASA Langley is using the GSFL-16K to support lunar landing hazard detection and avoidance research
Relevant Products


TRL-9, Long range (>6km), radiation hard (100 krad), 128x128 GSF space LIDAR
Advanced Scientific Concepts LLC (ASC) is a leading provider of real time, global shutter, solid-state, 3D flash LIDAR (3DFL) ranging/imaging systems. Our 3DFL technology offers superior distortion free scene range/intensity mapping capabilities required for real time mapping, guidance navigation & control, situational awareness, tracking, and augmented reality applications.

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