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Spacecraft navigation using a grayscale optical correlator
Author(s): Tien-Hsin Chao; Hanying Zhou; George F. Reyes
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, recent technical progress in developing a compact high-speed Grayscale Optical Correlator (GOC) for real-time pattern recognition at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) will be presented. This GOC, under partial sponsorship by the Telecommunication and Mission Operation Directorate (TMOD) program at JPL, is being investigated for spacecraft navigation applications. All up-to-date hardware development, soft simulation and experimental demonstration of real-time landmark tracking during a lander descent sequence will be reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 March 2002
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4734, Optical Pattern Recognition XIII, (6 March 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.458405
Show Author Affiliations
Tien-Hsin Chao, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Hanying Zhou, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
George F. Reyes, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4734:
Optical Pattern Recognition XIII
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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