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Planetary Rover Mobility Control
Author(s): Brian K. Cooper; Jonathan M. Cameron; Robert A. Salo; Brian H. Wilcox
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Paper Abstract

Exploration of the planets has been a long standing mission of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). With the Presidentially appointed "National Commission on Space" proposing the eventual colonization and exploitation of the planets as a national policy, the idea of using a planetary rover to explore Mars is gaining interest. Plans are presented here for a potential Mars sample return mission. Major emphasis is placed on the application of work currently being done in Computer Aided Remote Driving and Navigation Fusion technologies at JPL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0727, Mobile Robots I, (25 February 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.937813
Show Author Affiliations
Brian K. Cooper, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Jonathan M. Cameron, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Robert A. Salo, California Institute of Technology (United States)
Brian H. Wilcox, California Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0727:
Mobile Robots I
Nelson Marquina; William J. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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