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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…

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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…

ISPRS 1998 USGS Experiences Mapping the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 USGS Experiences Mapping the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

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The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) obtained 5 full panoramic sets of images, varying in color and stereo coverage and degree of data compression, from the highly compressed First Look to the…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit

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Following the successful landing of the Mars Pathfinder, DLR has carried out a comprehensive study of the Pathfinder landing site in terms of geology, mineralogy, and surface photometric properties.…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond

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The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) returned 16,000 pictures of the Ares Vallis landing site. These images have been photometrically corrected, mosaicked, and geometrically corrected into maps of…

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ISPRS 1998 Mapping Mars using Virtual Reality: the Pathfinder Experience

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The Pathfinder mission made use of a unique capability to rapidly generate and interactively display three-dimensional photo-realistic virtual reality (VR) models of the Martian surface. The Stereo…

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Laboratory Infrared Spectroscopy of Mars Analog Materials

https://astrogeology.usgs.gov/geology/mars-pathfinder-infrared-spectroscopy

Former USGS scientist, Jeff Johnson, performed key research on the detection of dust on the Martian surface. This work explored the laboratory thermal infrared and visible/near-infrared spectroscopy…

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ISPRS 1998 Mapping Mars using Virtual Reality: the Pathfinder Experience thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mapping Mars using Virtual Reality: the Pathfinder Experience

application/pdf 79 kB

The Pathfinder mission made use of a unique capability to rapidly generate and interactively display three-dimensional photo-realistic virtual reality (VR) models of the Martian surface. The Stereo…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Lander Cameras for Pathfinder, Polar Lander, and Beyond

application/pdf 64 kB

The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) returned 16,000 pictures of the Ares Vallis landing site. These images have been photometrically corrected, mosaicked, and geometrically corrected into maps of…

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Mars Pathfinder: Photogrammetric Processing of Lander Images and Cartographic Analysis of the Landing Site from Orbit

application/pdf 66 kB

Following the successful landing of the Mars Pathfinder, DLR has carried out a comprehensive study of the Pathfinder landing site in terms of geology, mineralogy, and surface photometric properties.…

ISPRS 1998 USGS Experiences Mapping the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 USGS Experiences Mapping the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

application/pdf 99 kB

The Imager for Mars Pathfinder (IMP) obtained 5 full panoramic sets of images, varying in color and stereo coverage and degree of data compression, from the highly compressed First Look to the…

ISPRS 1998 Precision Cartographic mapping of the Pathfinder landing site thumbnail

ISPRS 1998 Precision Cartographic mapping of the Pathfinder landing site

application/pdf 86 kB

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…

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

application/pdf 112 kB

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 1999 An Image Map of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site thumbnail

ISPRS 1999 An Image Map of the Mars Pathfinder Landing Site

application/pdf 13 kB

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 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

application/pdf 13 kB

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 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

application/pdf 2 MB

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…