JPL Technical Report Server

The JPL Technical Reports Server (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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  • Strahle, Jackson W; Chiu, Chi Yeung; Dolci, Marco; Younse, Paulo (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    Proposed Mars Sample Return (MSR) missions would require on-orbit assembly of containment vessels to meet backward Planetary Protection requirements and transfer of the sample container through various stations and positions. ...
  • Velazco, Jose E (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    This paper describes the implementation of an unparalleled large sensor and communications platform along the solar system that we call the inter planetary network (IPN). The proposed IPN consists of thousands of small ...
  • Cheung, Kar-Ming; Lee, Charles; Heckman, David (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    There are multiple Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS’s), comprising over 100 navigation satellites in the Earth’s medium and high orbits. Most of these satellites have antennas that point Nadir to earth, and transmit ...
  • Hihn, Jairus; Ramirez, Matthew; Kolajian, Anto; Saing, Michael; Takidin, Mason (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    What do you do when it is necessary to generate reasonable cost estimates at the earliest Concept Maturity Levels and you have never flown any similar missions before? This paper describes the current and future Team X and ...
  • Frazier, William; Bearden, David; Mitchell, Karl L; Lam, Try; Prockter, Louise; Mitchell, Karl L; Dissley, Richard (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    This paper describes Trident, a proposed Discovery mission to Neptune’s moon Triton, 30 AU from the Sun. Triton formed in the Kuiper Belt but was captured by Neptune into a highly-inclined retrograde orbit, where tidal ...

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