Did you know Tektronix developed technology for the Hubble Space Telescope? Tektronix developed a CCD imager as part of the wide-field planetary camera, one of five scientific instruments on the Hubble Space Telescope. Read about it in this 1990 Focus On Tek Volume 6 Number 3. Click on the image to view the PDF.
This August 9, 1991 TekWeek features an article on the new "giant" 2048x2048 CCD array with uses in astronomy and medical imaging. Click on the image to view the PDF.
In 1993 the CCD group was spun out of Tektronix to form Scientific Imaging Technologies, Inc., (SITe).