NASA Kepler Mission: Update

The NASA Kepler mission is currently in its second phase of operation since the recovery of the craft and launch of K2. A couple of years ago Kepler lost some important technology and had to return to Earth, but now with K2 being launched, the campaigns can continue. The mission still retains its original goal…

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NASA Messenger Mission: Update

The Messenger mission came to an official end the previous year in 2015 with a planned impact with Mercury’s surface The spacecraft began orbiting Mercury on March 17, 2011 and orbited a total of 4,105 times.The craft was successfully able to receive all the data it was sent to collect and more, wildly exceeding its…

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Precision Laser Drilling for Custom Optical and Flow Calibrated Applications

The Lenox Laser Corporation is a high technology research and development company specializing in the application of small hole technologies. The company has pioneered the precision micro drilling of small holes (as small as 1 micron or smaller) into a variety of materials including advanced metals, glass and plastics largely used in filtering light, gas,…

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Lenox Laser Pioneering New High-Powered Laser Technologies

“The high power laser parameters relevant to selecting an aperture suitable for use in the optical beam delivery system are aperture substrate material, laser power or energy, area and time.” – Gilbert R. Smith, P. F.   The development of high power lasers includes but is not limited to the following methods: Q-switching, cavity-dumping, and…

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Massively Parrallel X-Ray Holography using Pinhole Technology

BERKELEY, CA – The pinhole camera, a technique known since ancient times, has inspired a futuristic technology for lensless, three-dimensional imaging. Working at both the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and at FLASH, the free-electron laser in Hamburg, Germany, an international group of scientists has produced…

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Small Hole Applications

The small hole, orifice or aperture is the key element of any device or instrument designed to control or measure the flow rate of a gas or liquid. In the recent past, the gasoline piston engine went through a transition that improved performance and reliability. Precision made small holes brought to life the fuel-injection process,…

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Pinhole Photography Competition with Goucher

Lenox Laser made a visit local Goucher College to discuss an innovative new Pinhole Photography study and competition for Goucher College’s nearly 1300 students. Andrea Loepker, school Program Assistant of the Office of International Studies, already runs an International Photography Contest. (Winners are pictured to the right.) Lenox Laser hopes to form a partnership with…

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NASA Messenger

NASA’s MESSENGER – set to become the first spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury – launched today at 2:15:56 a.m. EDT aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. NASA: Lenox Laser fabricated High Power Ceramic Apertures for spatial filtering aboard NASA’s Messenger Mission. We personally hand delivered these critical…

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NASA Kepler Mission

This special purpose space mission that has been proposed to NASA Headquarter’s Discovery Program as a practical method for detecting Extrasolar Terrestrial Planets, that is, rocky and Earth-size. Lenox Laser fabricated a custom Starfield Plate for the Kepler Mission. Quote from NASA’s Kepler Mission Web Site “The star plate has a large number of holes…

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