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Title: Miniature coherent velocimeter and altimeter (MCVA) for terminal descent control on lunar and planetary landers
Authors: Chang, Dan
Cardell, Greg
Szwaykowski, Piotr
Shaffat, Syed T.
Meras, Patrick
Keywords: 
entry, descent, and landing (EDL)
lidar
doppler
Issue Date: Oct-2005
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2005.
Citation: Coherent Laser Radar Conference, Kamakura, Japan, October 16-21, 2005
Abstract: While the overall architecture of an Entry Descent and Landing (EDL) system may vary depending on specific mission requirementsw, measurements of the rate vector with respect to the surface is a primary requirement for the Terminal Descent Control (TDC) phase of any controlled lander.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/37734
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