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Technology and Field Demonstration of Robotic Search for Antarctic Meteorites
Meteorites are the only significant source of material from other planets and asteroids, and therefore are of immense scientific value. Antarctica’s frozen and pristine environment has proven to beExpand
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Robotic rock classification and autonomous exploration
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Autonomy in Space: Current Capabilities and Future Challenge
This article provides an overview of the nature and role of autonomy for space exploration, with a bias in focus towards describing the relevance of AI technologies. It explores the range ofExpand
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A Survey of Space Robotics
In this paper we summarize a survey conducted by NASA to determine the state-of-the-art in space robotics and to predict future robotic capabilities under either nominal and intensive developmentExpand
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Robotic Antarctic meteorite search: outcomes
Automation of the search for and classification of Antarctic meteorites offers a unique case for early demonstration of robotics in a scenario analogous to geological exploratory missions to otherExpand
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MULTIPLE-TARGET SINGLE CYCLE INSTRUMENT PLACEMENT
Approaching targets and placing instruments on them is fundamental to planetary exploration. Because of communications, power and operational limitations, it currently takes 3 full sol command cyclesExpand
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Autonomous characterization of unknown environments
  • L. Pedersen
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings ICRA. IEEE International Conference…
  • 21 May 2001
The key to the autonomous exploration of an unknown area by a scientific robotic rover is the ability of the vehicle to autonomously recognize objects of interest and generalize about the region.Expand
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Multi-Target Single Cycle Instrument Placement
This presentation is about the robotic exploration of Mars using multiple targets command cycle, safe instrument placements, safe operation, and K9 Rover which has a 6 wheel steer rocket-bogeyExpand
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Robotic deployment of electromagnetic sensors for meteorite search
  • L. Pedersen
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings. IEEE International Conference on…
  • 16 May 1998
This paper describes the development and implementation of a combined metal and magnetic sensor suite for the detection of meteorites from a mobile robot. The relative disposition of the sensors andExpand
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NASA Exploration Team (NEXT) Space Robotics Technology Assessment Report
This report summarizes an extensive survey done in 2002 to determine the then state-of-the-art in space robotics and to predict future robotic capabilities. It looks at both in-space operationsExpand
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