Mars Aerobot Validation Program

@inproceedings{Kerzhanovich1999MarsAV,
  title={Mars Aerobot Validation Program},
  author={V. Kerzhanovich and J. Cutts and A. Bachelder and J. Cameron and J. Patzold and M. Quadrelli and A. Yavrouian and J. Cantrell and T. Lachenmeier and M. Smith},
  year={1999}
}
The Mars Balloon Validation Program (MABVAP) was initiated in August 1997 to develop and validate key technologies needed for aerobot missions on Mars. The major elements of the program are the development of balloons for flight on Mars, robust techniques for deployment and inflation and modeling and simulation of balloon flight paths. selection, development and tests of available balloon materials, design and fabrication of balloons (both superpressure and solar- heated), design and… Expand
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