Field Experiments with the Ames Marsokhod Rover
In an ongoing series of field experiments, the Ames Marsokhod rover is deployed to remote locations and operated by scientists in simulated planetary explorations. These experiments provide insight both for scientists preparing for real planetary surface exploration and for robotics researchers. In this paper we will provide an overview of our work with the Marsokhod, describe the various subsystems that have been developed, discuss the latest in a series of field experiments, and discuss the lessons learned about performing remote geology.
KeywordsStereo Image Stereo Pair Science Team NASA Ames Research Remote Control Interface
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