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ISPRS 2002 High Precision Landing Site Mapping and Rover Localization by Integrated Bundle Adjustment of MPF Surface Images thumbnail

ISPRS 2002 High Precision Landing Site Mapping and Rover Localization by Integrated Bundle Adjustment of MPF Surface Images

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High-precision topographic information from all available data is crucial to many landing site geological and engineering applications. At the same time, precise navigation and localization of the…

ISPRS 1999 Visualizing Mars using Virtual Reality: A State of the Art Mapping Technique used on Mars Pathfinder thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 Visualizing Mars using Virtual Reality: A State of the Art Mapping Technique used on Mars Pathfinder

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We describe an interactive terrain visualization system which rapidly generates and interactively displays photorealistic three-dimensional (3-D) models produced from stereo images. This product,…

ISPRS 1999 An Image Map of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 An Image Map of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

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On 4 July 1997, the Pathfinder spacecraft landed on Mars near the mouth of the outflow channel Ares Vallis, located in the southern part of Chryse Planitia. Between July 4 and September 27, 1997, the…

ISPRS 1999 USGS Mapping of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site: Progress and Plans thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 USGS Mapping of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site: Progress and Plans

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This abstract describes progress in cartographic processing of data from the Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) by the U. S. Geological Survey in the past year, and plans for advanced cartographic…

ISPRS 1998 Precision Cartographic mapping of the Pathfinder landing site thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Precision Cartographic mapping of the Pathfinder landing site

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Viking Orbiter images were reprocessed using new techniques to produce a precision controlled, photomosaic map of the Mars Pathfinder landing site prior to landing. The difference between the…