JPL TRS 1992+

 

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

Recent Submissions

  • Abilleira, Fernando; Kruizinga, Gerard; Aaron, Seth; Angkasa, Kris; Barber, Todd; Brugarolas, Paul; Burkhart, Dan; Chen, Al; Demcak, Stuart; Essmiller, John; Gilbert, John; Gustafson, Eric; Kangas, Julie; Jesick, Mark; McCandless, Sarah Elizabeth; Mohan, Swati; Mottinger, Neil; O'Farrell, Clara; Otero, Richard; Pong, Christopher; Ryne, Mark; Seubert, Jill; Thompson, Paul; Wagner, Sean; Wong, Mau (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2021, 2021-08-08)
    The Mars 2020 (M2020) Mission carrying Perseverance, the most advanced rover ever sent to Mars, successfully launched on an Atlas V 541 (AV-088) launch vehicle from the Eastern Test Range (ETR) at Cape Canaveral Air Force ...
  • Green, Robert O.; Mahowald, Natalie; Ung, Charlene; Thompson, David R.; Bator, Lori; Bennet, Matthew; Bernas, Michael; Blackway, Natalie; Bradley, Christine; Cha, Jeff; Clark, Pamela; Clark, Roger; Cloud, Deborah; Diaz, Ernesto; Dor, Eyal Ben; Duren, Riley; Eastwood, Michael; Ehlmann, Bethany; Fuentes, Lisa; Ginoux, Paul; Gross, Johannes; He, Yutao; Kalashnikova, Olga; Kert, William; Keymeulen, Didier; Klimesh, Matt; Ku, Daniel; Kwong-Fu, Helenann; Liggett, Elliott; Lundeen, Sarah; Makowski, Maciej D.; Mazer, Alan; Miller, Ron; Mouroulis, Pantazis; Oaida, Bogdan; Okin, Greg; Ortega, Alberto; Oyake, Amalaye; Nguyen, Hung; Pace, Theresa; Painter, Thomas H.; Pempejian, Jack; Perez Garcia-Pando, Carlos; Pham, Thang; Phillips, Benjamin; Pollock, Randy; Purcell, Richard; Realmuto, Vincent; Schoolcraft, Josh; Sen, Amit; Shin, Simon; Shaw, Lucas; Soriano, Manny; Swayze, Gregg; Thingvold, Erik; Vaid, Afsheen; Zan, Jason (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The Earth Surface Mineral Dust Source Investigation, EMIT, is planned to operate from the International Space Station starting no earlier than the fall of 2021. EMIT will use visible to short wavelength infrared imaging ...
  • Matthies, Larry; Daftry, Shreyansh; Rothrock, Brandon; Davis, Anthony; Hewitt, Robert; Sklyanskiy, Evgeniy; Delaune, Jeff; Quadrelli, Marco; Schutte, Aaron; Malaska, Michael; Yurtsever, Joshua (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    Titan’s dense atmosphere, low gravity, and high winds at high altitudes create descent times of >90 minutes with standard entry/descent/landing (EDL) architectures and result in large unguided landing ellipses, with 99% ...
  • Ashtijou, Mohammad; Yang-Scharlotta, Jean; Hanelli, Armian; Han, Michael; Saebi, Arad; Mojarradi, Mohammad M; Castillo, Linda Del; Norton, William E; Wang, Ziming; Balock, Benjamin (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The purpose of the study presented in this paper is to extend the test period of a selected set of electronics parts at cryogenic condition to dwell period of about 24 hours to demonstrate extreme cold operational capability ...
  • Wallace, James; Mckeithen, Dylan; Serabyn, Eugene; Ramirez, Alex (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    Digital holographic microscopy is well suited to the search for microbial species due in part to its intrinsic stability, volumetric imaging capability, and sensitivity to very dilute samples. This is all done with a system ...
  • Younse, Paulo; Chiu, Chi Yeung; Cameron, Jessica; Dolci, Marco; Elliot, Ethan; Ishigo, Alyssa; Kogan, Dima; Marteau, Eloise; Mayo, John; Munger, Jason; Ohta, Preston; Strahle, Jackson W; Willson, Reg; Olds, Eric; Malyan, Violet (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    An orbiting sample Capture and Orient Module (COM) architecture for a Capture, Contain, and Return System (CCRS) payload concept for an Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) was developed to enable on-orbit capture, orientation, and ...
  • Perez, Reinaldo (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    A hardware fault in aerospace is an undesired response to a designed engineering function in hardware. Therefore, in aerospace systems fault management is of prime importance. An important aspect of hardware faults is fault ...
  • Backes, Paul; Moreland, Scott; Badescu, Mircea; Riccobono, Dario; Brinkman, Alex; Choukroun, Mathieu; Molaro, Jamie; Aggerwal, Rajan; Newbold, Timothy; Ahmad, Adeel; Ubellacker, Samuel (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The Dual-Rasp sampling system has been developed for the unique sampling environment of a lander mission to the surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Plume material from the subsurface ocean that has fallen to the surface ...
  • Tavallali, Peyman; Karumanchi, Sirsi; Bowkett, Joseph; Reid, William; Kennedy, Brett (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    A land-and-traverse mission to icy worlds such as Europa and Enceladus is challenging due to lack of prior knowledge regarding the terrain conditions. Previous work [1] showed that rovers with high degrees of freedom (DoF) ...
  • Nikora, Allen; Aleem, Mishaal; Mackey, Ryan; Fesq, Lorraine; Chung, Seung; Kolcio, Ksenia; Prather, Maurice; Litke Matthew (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    Developers of robotic scientific and commercial spacecraft are trending towards use of onboard autonomous capabilities for responding quickly to dynamic environments and rapidly changing situations. These capabilities need ...
  • Younse, Paulo; Cameron, Jessica E (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    A model-based systems engineering (MBSE) approach was applied to architecting an orbiting sample Capture and Orient Module (COM) system concept for a Capture, Contain, and Return System (CCRS) payload concept for the ...
  • Broderick, Daniel (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The commercial space industry is undergoing a paradigm shift from the time when governments and very large space companies dominated the industry. A confluence of laws allowing commercial space companies to operate in ...
  • Muirhead, Brian K; Nicholas, Austin; Umland, Jeffrey (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    This paper will provide an overview of current concepts and options for the architecture and design of a Mars Sample Return Mission, including the Sample Retrieval Lander (SRL) (developed by NASA) and the Earth Return ...
  • Lindensmith, Christian; Nadeau, Jay L; Sumrall, Louis; Bedrossian, Manuel; Serabyn, Eugene; Wallace, J. Kent (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    Digital holographic microscopy provides the ability to observe throughout a volume that is large compared to its resolution element without the need to refocus through the volume. This capability enables simultaneous ...
  • Velazco, Jose E; Sanchez de la Vega, Jaime (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    We are proposing a technology demonstration mission for JPL’s Inter-Satellite Optical Communicator (ISOC). The ISOC has the potential to enable up to 1 Gbps data rates over a distance up to 200 km in free space. Key features ...
  • Mukai, Ryan; Towfic, Zaid; Danos, Monika; Shihabi, Mazen; Bell, David (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Telecom Operations Team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has implemented a machine learning system in order to automate the anomaly detection process as a part of daily operations. ...
  • Graser, Evan; McGill, Sean M; Rankin, Arturo; Bielawiec, Alex (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-07)
    The Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) Curiosity rover experienced increasing wheel damage beginning in October 2013. While the wheels were designed to operate with considerable damage, the rate at which damage was occurring ...
  • Stephens, Stuart K (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2015, 2015-03-07)
    This paper describes the Juno mission, including its experience during 3+ years of cruise, and focuses on plans for its orbital mission and science return at Jupiter. Previous papers focused on the history of the mission, ...
  • Gaut, Aaron; Cameron, Jonathan; Jain, Abhinandan (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-08-16)
    DARTS is a rigid/flexible multibody dynamics toolkit for themodeling and simulation of aerospace and robotic vehicles forengineering applications. In this paper we describe an on-line,browser-based environment using Jupyter ...
  • Hunter, Don J; Bolotin, Gary; Lias, Malcolm; Cheng, Ben (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020, 2020-03-02)
    This paper presents our work to date in developing, and testing an embedded planar-foil capacitor based interposer intended to be integrated together with high-density components such as Field Programmable Gate Arrays ...

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