National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Wallops Flight Facility


The ATM group operates a suite of instruments. Our prime instrument is a scanning laser altimeter. Ancillary instruments include precision GPS, digital cameras, thermal cameras (FLiR), albedo sensors, spectrometers and pyranometers (KT-19), Applanix and other various position and orientation systems.

Latest ATM Instrument (in development)- T6 wide scan dual frequency having both 532nm and 1064nm lasers.