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The Mars 2020 lander vision system field test

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dc.contributor.author Johnson, A.
dc.contributor.author Villaume, N.
dc.contributor.author Umsted, C.
dc.contributor.author Kourchians, A.
dc.contributor.author Sternberg, D.
dc.contributor.author Trawny, N.
dc.contributor.author Cheng, Y.
dc.contributor.author Geipel, E.
dc.contributor.author Montgomery, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-06T19:12:58Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-06T19:12:58Z
dc.date.issued 2020-01-30
dc.identifier.citation 43rd Annual AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference 2020, January 30 - February 5, 2020 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 20-0571
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/47468
dc.description.abstract The Mars 2020 Lander Vision System estimates position relative to a map and provides this information to the spacecraft so that large hazards can be avoided during landing. The LVS is a new mission critical sensor and as such requires extensive validation. A field test conducted in May 2019 was the primary means to prove that the LVS will operate as designed. During this test over 600 independent real-time runs on engineering model LVS hardware and software were executed and clearly showed that it could meet a 40m position estimation requirement over a wide operational envelope. This paper will describe the test approach, operations and results. Specific examples as well as aggregate performance will be discussed along with off-nominal testing and fault recovery. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020 en_US
dc.title The Mars 2020 lander vision system field test en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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