JPL Technical Report Server

JPL Technical Report Server

JPL Technical Report Server

 

The JPL TRS is a repository for digital copies of technical publications authored by JPL employees. It includes preprints, meeting papers, conference presentations, some articles, and other publications cleared for external distribution from 1992 to the present. For more information contact: library@jpl.nasa.gov.

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  • Burt, Eric (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016, 2016-05-09)
  • Abilleira, Fernando; Halsell, Allen; Kruizinga, Gerard; Bonfiglio, Eugene; Grover, Robert; Chung, Min-Kun; Fujii, Ken; Gustafson, Eric; Hahn, Yungsun; Jefferson, David; Lau, Eunice; Lee, Julim; McCandless, Sarah-Elizabeth; Mottinger, Neil; Seubert, Jill; Sklyanskiy, Evgeniy; Wallace, Mark (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-01-13)
    The InSight mission successfully launched to Mars on an Atlas V 401 launch vehicle from the Western Test Range (WTR) at Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) at 04:05:00 PDT on May 5th, 2018 and landed in the Elysium Planitia ...
  • Abilleira, Fernando; Halsell, Allen; Chung, Min-Kun; Fujii, Ken; Gustafson, Eric; Hahn, Yungsun; Lee, Julim; McPheeters, Sarah-Elizabeth; Mottinger, Neil; Seubert, Jill; Sklyanskiy, Evgeniy; Wallace, Mark (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-08-19)
    Originally scheduled for a launch in the 2016 Earth to Mars opportunity, NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy, and Heat Transport (InSight) mission will launch the next lander to Mars ...
  • Abilleira, Fernando; Aaron, Seth; Baker, Chuck; Burkhart, Dan; Kruizinga, Gerard; Kangas, Julie; Jesick, Mark; Lange, Robert; McCandless, Sarah-Elizabeth; Ryne, Mark; Seubert, Jill; Wagner, Sean; Wong, Mau (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-01-13)
    Following the exceptionally successful Mars Science Laboratory mission which placed the Curiosity rover in the interior of Gale Crater in August 2012, NASA will launch the next rover in the 2020 Earth to Mars opportunity ...
  • Strauss, William D.; Ivanov, Mark C. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016, 2016-02-14)
    The Low-Density Supersonic Dececlerator (LDSD) project performed the second test flight of a supersonic inflatable device (SIAD) and ring-sail parachute on June 8, 2015 over the Pacific Ocean west of Kauai.
  • Thompson, Paul F.; Bhaskaran, Shyam; Boone, Dylan; Broschart, Stephen B.; Kruizinga, Gerhard; Owen, William; Wang, Tseng-Chan M. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016, 2016-02-14)
    The New Horizons spacecraft made it closest approach to Pluto on 14 July 2015. The most significant challenge of this mission was that the Pluto system ephemeris was initially known with a precision of ~1000 km. This needed ...
  • Ratliff, J.T.; Gross, R.S. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-12-01)
    Reference series of Earth orientation parameters (EOPs) obtained by combining independent measurements of the Earth's orientation are generated annually at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in support of tracking and ...
  • Boca, Andreea; Grandidier, Jonathan; Stella, Paul; Chiu, Philip; Liu, Xing-Quan; Ermer, James; McPheeters, Claiborne; Kerestes, Christopher; Sharps, Paul (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-06-14)
  • Boca, Andreea; Grandidier, Jonathan; Chiu, Philip; Stella, Paul; Liu, Xing-Quan; Ermer, James; McPheeters, Claiborne; Kerestes, Christopher; Sharps, Paul (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-06-14)
  • Braverman, Amy; Matthews, Jessica (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-05-15)
  • White, Mark (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-12-01)
    All COTS parts and not created equal. Because they are not created equal, the notion that one can force the commercial industry to follow a set of military specifications and standards, along with the certifications, audits ...
  • Zhai, C.; Shao, M.; Lai, S.; Boerner, P.; Dyer, J.; Lu, E.; Reitsema, H.; Buie, M. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-01-01)
    We report results from analyzing the data taken by the sCMOS cameras on board of SkySat3 using the synthetic tracking technique. The analysis demonstrates the expected sensitivity improvement in the signal-to-noise ratio ...
  • Wilson, Michael; Trosper, Jennifer; Abilleira, Fernando (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-06-03)
    In this paper, early development history leading to the Mars 2020 development announcement, as well as key development status and design features for its implementation, is summarized.
  • Guertin, Steven M. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-11-01)
    This book of knowledge (BoK) provides a critical review of the benefits and difficulties associated with using proton irradiation as a means of exploring the radiation hardness of commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) systems. ...
  • Nicholas, Austin (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-02-06)
  • Lock, Robert (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-01-25)
  • Ziemer, John K.; Wessen, Randii R.; Johnson, Paul V. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-12-11)
    The JPL Innovation Foundry has established a new approach for exploring, developing, and evaluating early concepts with a group called the Architecture Team. The Architecture Team combines innovative collaborative methods ...
  • Henrickson, Ryan; Urbaniak, Camilla; Babu Malli Mohan, Ganesj; Aronson, Heidi; Venkateswaran, Kasthuri (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-09-01)
    Spacecraft surfaces that are destined to land on potential life-harboring celestial bodies are required to be rigorously cleaned and continuously monitored for spore bioburden as a proxy for spacecraft cleanliness. The ...
  • Ratcliff, J.T.; Gross, Richard S. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-11-01)
  • Barraza, Edward; Holloway, Alexandra (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-12-05)

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