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Julie A. Townsend
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  1. B.H. Wilcox, T. Litwin, J. Biesiadecki, J. Matthews, M. Heverly, J. Morrison, J. Townsend, N. Ahmad, A. Sirota, B. Cooper, "ATHLETE: A Cargo Handling and Manipulation Robot for the Moon," Journal of Field Robotics, vol 24, issue 5, May 2007, 421-434.
  2. J. Townsend, et. al., "Mars Exploration Rovers 2004-2013: Evolving Operational Tactics Driven by Aging Robotic Systems.," AIAA SpaceOps 2014 Conference, 2014.
  3. E. Kulczycki, C. Galey, B. Kennedy, C. Budney, D. Bame, R. Van Schilfgaarde, N. Aisen, J. Townsend, P. Younse, and J. Piacentine, "The development of a Martian atmospheric Sample collection canister.," Aerospace Conference, 2013 IEEE, 2013, 1-10.
  4. J. Townsend, J. Biesiadecki, "Sliding Gait Algorithm For The All-Terrain Hex-Limbed Extra-Terrestrial Explorer (ATHLETE).," 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference: 11th Motion & Vibration Conference, 2012.
  5. J. Townsend and D. Mittman, "Driving ATHLETE: An Analysis of Operational Efficiency.," AIAA Space 2012 Conference, 2012.
  6. J. Townsend, "ATHLETE Mobility Performance in Long-Range Traverse.," AIAA Space 2011 Conference, 2011.
  7. M.A. Diftler, R.O. Ambrose, W.J. Bluethmann, F.J. Delgado, E. Herrera, J.J. Kosmo, B.A. Janoiko, B.H. Wilcox, J.A. Townsend, J.B. Matthews, T.W. Fong, M.G. Bualat, S.Y. Lee, J.T. Dorsey, W.R. Doggett, "Crew/robot coordinated planetary EVA operations at a lunar base analog site," Lunar and Planetary Science Conference, vol. 38, March 2007, .
  8. A.W. Stroupe, T. Huntsberger, B. Kennedy, H. Aghazarian, E.T Baumgartner, A. Ganino, M. Garrett, A. Okon, M. Robinson, J.A. Townsend, "Heterogeneous robotic systems for assembly and servicing," ISAIRAS (ESA SP-603), September 2005, .
  9. J. Townsend, J. Biesiadecki, C. Collins, "ATHLETE Mobility Performance with Active Terrain Compliance," IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Monatana, March 2010, #1530, .
  10. R. E. Arvidson, J. F. Bell III, P. Bellutta, N. A. Cabrol, J. G. Catalano, J. Cohen, L. S. Crumpler, D. J. Des Marais, T. A. Estlin, W. H. Farrand, R. Gellert, J. A. Grant, R. N. Greenberger, E. A. Guinness, K. E. Herkenhoff, J. A. Herman, K. D. Iagnemma, J. R. Johnson, G. Klingelhöfer, R. Li, K. A. Lichtenberg, S. A. Maxwell, D. W. Ming, R. V. Morris, M. S. Rice, S. W. Ruff, A. Shaw, K. L. Siebach, P. A. de Souza, A. W. Stroupe, S. W. Squyres, R. J. Sullivan, K. P. Talley, J. A. Townsend, A. Wang, J. R. Wright, and A. S. Yen, "Spirit Mars Rover Mission: Overview and selected results from the northern Home Plate Winter Haven to the side of Scamander crater," JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 115, E00F03, doi:10.1029/2010JE003633, 2010, September 30, 2010.
  11. J. Townsend, J. Biesiadecki, and C. Collins, "ATHLETE Mobility Performance with Active Terrain Compliance.," Aerospace Conference, 2010 IEEE, 2010.
  12. K. Nickels, B. Kennedy, H. Aghazarian, C. Collins, M. Garrett, A. Okon, and J. Townsend, "Vision-guided self-alignment and manipulation in a walking robot.," System of Systems Engineering, 2006 IEEE/SMC International Conference on, 2006.

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