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Maui in Space

Maui has some of the most diverse and highly capable optical telescopes (AEOS), instrumentation (adaptive optics, spectrometers, photometers, radiometers, etc.) and processing capabilities (MHPCC) centralized into one location on the planet earth. Maui Economic Development Board, Inc. with support from the County of Maui presents this short film as an introduction to these unique astronomy […]

2016 AMOS Call for Papers – Abstracts Due April 1, 2016

Maui Economic Development Board is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 17th annual Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies (AMOS) Conference scheduled to take place September 20-23, 2016 at the Wailea Marriott in Maui, Hawaii. AMOS brings together operators, researchers, technologists and system developers who are working in many areas of […]

17th AMOS Conference – September 20-23, 2016!

Join us on Maui at the 17th AMOS Conference! The AMOS Conference brings together key decision makers, researchers, technologists, system developers and operators, to exchange cutting-edge ideas and showcase technical excellence in many areas of SSA-related technologies. The Conference features: Technical short courses SSA Policy Forum Sessions Senior Level Keynotes and Panels Over 100 Technical […]

AFRL Inspire Presentation: Laser-guided Adaptive Optics

Adaptive Optics is always a highly attended session at the AMOS Conference. In a recent AFRL Inspire presentation, past AMOS Conference contributor and retired AFRL research physicist, Dr. Robert Fugate, described 20-year long development of laser-guided adaptive optics, a technology that ignited a revolution in ground-based astronomy. Scientists and researchers are now able to view […]

Summary of the 2015 AMOS Dialogue

The fourth AMOS Dialogue was held on September 17, 2015, as part of the 2015 AMOS Conference in Maui. Participants included governments, military, satellite operators, technical experts, and NGOs. The topic was space traffic management, and the discussions focused on addressing the gaps in the current operational capabilities and governance mechanisms to improve on-orbit safety […]

2015 AMOS Conference Archives Available

The Archive of the 2015 AMOS Conference is now available online as a resource to the international SSA Community. Individuals conducting research have free access to the technical papers presented at the AMOS Conference over the last decade, and those wanting a glimpse into the Conference can review the 2015 videos and photos.

Opening Keynote by Major General Clinton E. Crosier

We are pleased to welcome Major General Clinton E. Crosier to the 16th Annual AMOS Conference. Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier is the Director of Plans and Policy, U.S. Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. He is directly responsible to the USSTRATCOM Commander for the development and implementation of national security policy and guidance; military […]

2014 AMOS Conference – Mahalo!

To our presenters, participants, exhibitors and sponsors, thank you for contributing to the success of the 15th Advanced Maui Optical and Space Surveillance Technologies Conference! If you haven’t already done so, we hope you will take a few moments to share your impressions on what went well, as well as any suggestions for improvement you’d like […]

Gen. John E. Hyten Invited to Deliver Keynote

Gen John Hyten, Commander of AFSPC, will deliver the opening Keynote Address at the SSA Policy Forum on Tuesday, September 9. Selected for promotion to general and reassignment as Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. Gen. John E. Hyten is Vice Commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. He […]

A Sixty Year Timeline of the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (...

A Sixty Year Timeline of the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS)

For over 60 years, the present-day Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site (AMOS) has provided the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) with space situational awareness capabilities from the island of Maui, Hawaii. The Rand Corporation recently announced the publication of A Sixty-Year Timeline of the Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing Site, by Megan […]

Conference Highlights Video

2016 AMOS Conference Summary