Browse Publications Technical Papers 2001-01-2136

The Mars Exploration Rover: An In Situ Science Mission to Mars 2001-01-2136

In this paper the concept for a mobile vehicle system which performs an in situ science mission to Mars is described. This rover mission with its requirements for driving, positioning at science selected targets, and remote and in situ measurement will utilize the technologies for hazard avoidance and autonomous navigation supported by ground operation tools which use rover-based imagery for position estimation and motion planning.


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