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|Title: ||On-Board Perception System For Planetary Aerobot Balloon Navigation|
|Authors: ||Balaram, J.|
Scheid, Robert E.
|Issue Date: ||19-Jul-1996 |
|Citation: ||Orlando, Florida, USA|
|Abstract: ||NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is implementing the Planetary Aerobot Testbed to develop the technology needed to operate a robotic balloon aero-vehicle (Aerobot). This earth-based system would be the precursor for aerobots designed to explore Venus, Mars, Titan and other gaseous planetary bodies. The on-board perception system allows the aerobot to localize itself and navigate on a planet using information derived from a variety of celestial, inertial, ground-imaging, ranging, and radiometric sensors.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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