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ISPRS 2004 Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM 2.1) Control Network thumbnail

ISPRS 2004 Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM 2.1) Control Network

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Positional control for MDIM 2.1 comes from a new geodetic/photogrammetric solution of the global Mars Mariner 9 and Viking image control network. The details of this network solution are described…

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ISPRS 2001 Mars Cartography using MOLA Control

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The stereo photogrammetric observable equations are presented relating control point image location to camera distortions, camera pointing, spacecraft position, Mars-fixed areocentric control point…

ISPRS 2001 Improved 3D Mars Control Net from a Combined Adjustment of Viking Images and Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Data thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Improved 3D Mars Control Net from a Combined Adjustment of Viking Images and Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Data

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The current global spatial control net of Mars provides the geodetic basis for an orthoimage map composed of image data sets obtained from VIKING missions from 1976 to 1980. This map is not…

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control thumbnail

ISPRS 2001 Utilizing Mars Digital Image Model (MDIM) and Mars Orbiter laser Altimeter (MOLA) data for photogrammetric control

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The USGS is producing digital elevation models (DEM) and topographic maps of Mars at scales of 1:250,000 to 1:1,000,000. The initial source material will be Viking Orbiter images, with a later…

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 MOLA: The Future of Mars Global Cartography

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The MGS Orbiter is carrying the high-precision Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) which, when combined with precision reconstructed orbital data and telemetered attitude data, provides a tie between…