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JPL Inflatable Rover Publications

Review Paper Jones, Jack, 2001, "Inflatable Robotics for Planetary Applications," 6th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation in Space, I-SAIRAS, Montreal, Canada, June 19-21, 2001. (PDF / 324KB)

bulletGolombeck, M. and Don Rapp, 1997, "Size-Frequency Distribution of Rocks on Mars and Earth Analog Sites: Implications for Future Landed Missions," Journal of geophysical Research, v. 102, pp. 4117-4129, February 25.
bulletJones, Jack, 1995, "Beach-Ball Robotic Rovers," NASA Tech Briefs, November.
bulletJones, Jack, 1998, "Inflatable Rovers," Space Inflatables Workshop, May.
bulletJones, Jack et al., 1998a, "Balloons for Controlled Roving/Landing on Mars," IAA International Conference, April.
bulletJones, Jack, et al., 1998b, "Inflatables for Mars Sample Return," Proceedings of the Mars Micromission Conference, May.
bulletJones, Jack and Jiunn Jeng Wu, 1999, "Inflatable Rovers for Planetary Applications," Proceedings of the SPIE International Symposium on Intelligent Systems and Advanced Manufacturing, September 19-22, Boston, Massachusetts.
bulletJones, Jack, 1999a, "Inflatable Rover Demonstration," JPL Photolab Video #9905_10B (3 minutes), May.
bulletJones, Jack, et al., 2000, "Inflatable Rover Deployment Demonstration," JPL Video #2000_05_03, May 18, 2000.
bulletJones, Jack, 2000a. "Mars Landing Balls," NASA New Technology Report #20977, filed in February.
bulletJones, Jack, 2001, "Inflatable Robotics for Planetary Applications," 6th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation in Space," I-SAIRAS, Montreal, Canada, June 19-21.
bulletRoss, R.G., Jr., and Layman, W.E., 1966, The Design and Testing of an Inflated Sphere Impact Limiter, Jet Propulsion Laboratory Technical Report 32-1037 (NASA-CR-81030).
bulletSchenker, Paul S., Stephen F. Peters, Eric D. Paljug, and Wen S. Kim, 1994, "Intelligent Viewing Control for Robotic and Automation Systems," Photonics East '94, Sensor Fusion VII, Boston, Massachusetts, October.
bulletVolpe, Richard, 1999, "Navigation Results from Desert Field Tests on Rocky 7," International Journal of Robotics.
bulletWilcox, Brian, 1996, "Nanorovers for Planetary Exploration," Madison, Wisconsin, AIAA Robotics Technology Forum, January.

 
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