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New Trajectory Planner for Higher Elevation Landing
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-24)
A goal of Mars Entry, Descent and Landing (EDL) technology development is landing at higher elevation sites. Previous Mars landers have landed at sites with elevations below -1.4 km MOLA (Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter). To ...
Characterizing the Controllable Entry States and Reachable Sites for Planetary Landing
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-06-26)
Future Mars missions requiring increased landing accuracy, higher landed mass, and higher elevation landing are driving the development of entry, descent and landing (EDL) technology. Understanding the envelope of trajectories ...