Issue No.12 - December (2008 vol.41)
Mark W. Maimone , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Daniel Helmick , Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2008.515
The vehicles used to explore the Martian surface require a high degree of autonomy to navigate challenging and unknown terrain, investigate targets, and detect scientific events. Increased autonomy will be critical to the success of future missions.
Mars rovers, autonomous mobile robots, NASA
Mark W. Maimone, Daniel Helmick, "Autonomy for Mars Rovers: Past, Present, and Future", Computer, vol.41, no. 12, pp. 44-50, December 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.515