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The Mars 2020 Lander Vision System Field Test

Show simple item record Johnson, A. Villaume, N. Umsted, C. Kourchians, A. Sterberg, D. Trawny, N. Cheng, Y. Geipel, E. Montgomery, J. 2021-11-11T20:08:25Z 2021-11-11T20:08:25Z 2020-01-30
dc.identifier.citation 43rd Annual AAS Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference 2020, Breckenridge, Colorado, January 30 - February 5, 2020
dc.identifier.clearanceno CL#20-0571
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 per-formance will be discussed along with off-nominal testing and fault recovery.
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2020
dc.title The Mars 2020 Lander Vision System Field Test
dc.type Preprint

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