Scientific Lightning Solutions is pleased to announce our move to a new & expanded facility! Visit us in the new year at 1419 Chaffee Dr. Suite 1 Titusville, FL 32780.
SLS engineers worked with the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) to deploy a Jupiter Portable Lightning Instrumentation (PLI) System within the Vertical Integration Facility (VIF) at Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 41. During pre-launch operations, the PLI measured electromagnetic fields immediately adjacent to the GOES-S spacecraft in addition to transient currents on the vehicle umbilicals. SLS also deployed a Jupiter OLS optical lightning monitoring system at a camera site located about a half mile from Launch Complex 41 to provide 24/7 high-speed video coverage of all lightning activity occurring in the vicinity of the launch pad. GOES-S successfully launched on March 1, 2018, aboard an Atlas V rocket. The spacecraft is the second of four NOAA next-generation weather monitoring satellites in the approximately $11 billion network.
The SLS Team has many decades of lightning monitoring, lightning protection, and lightning testing experience. We apply state-of-the-art lightning research to engineering solutions.Request Information
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