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Simulation of miniature optical correlator for future generation of spacecraft precision landing
Author(s): Hanying Zhou; Tien-Hsin Chao; Bryan J. Martin; Nate Villaume
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Paper Abstract

Future Mars/planets explorations call for precision and even pinpoint landing. Low cost optical correlator is one of the promising enabling technologies for pinpoint landing. JPL has developed a state-of-the-art miniature optical correlator (MOC) to demonstrate its feasibility. In this paper, we describe a simulation testbed under development for measuring MOC’s performance in a high-fidelity entry, descent, and landing environment, and provide our preliminary simulation result.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 2003
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5106, Optical Pattern Recognition XIV, (6 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.501410
Show Author Affiliations
Hanying Zhou, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Tien-Hsin Chao, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Bryan J. Martin, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Nate Villaume, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5106:
Optical Pattern Recognition XIV
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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