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Rocky 7, Long Range Science Rover, 1996 (short version) - This video describes the research accomplishments of the Long Range Science Rover task in 1996 using the Rocky 7 rover. Demonstrations are shown for distributed collaborative sequence building using the Web Interface for TeleScience (WITS) and single uplink command cycle execution of: visual goal identification, spectrometer positioning and reading, soil digging with visual confirmation of sample acquisition, change-based position estimation from lander imagery, and long traverse navigation with sun sensor heading determination. (4 min)
Rocky 7, Long Range Science Rover, 1996 (short version)
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Caption: This video describes the research accomplishments of the Long Range Science Rover task in 1996 using the Rocky 7 rover. Demonstrations are shown for distributed collaborative sequence building using the Web Interface for TeleScience (WITS) and single uplink command cycle execution of: visual goal identification, spectrometer positioning and reading, soil digging with visual confirmation of sample acquisition, change-based position estimation from lander imagery, and long traverse navigation with sun sensor heading determination. (4 min)
 
Task:  Long Range Science Rover
 
Application:  Sampling
 
 
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