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Steve Peters
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Biography (more>>)
Stephen F. Peters earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has developed Space Shuttle flight software and JPL ground software used by the Viking, IRAS, Galileo, Deep Space One, MER, and MRO missions. He has engaged in robotics and artificial intelligence research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at the Electrotechnical Laboratory in Tsukuba, Japan. He also served as on-site systems engineer for Hayabusa at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science in Sagamihara, Japan. He currently is a member of the Constellation command and control systems engineering team, is subsystem systems engineer for the Mars Science Laboratory surface guidance, navigation, and control team, and is providing uplink operations engineering support for the Mars Exploration Rovers mission.

Professional Experience (more>>)

Flight

Constellation
Mars Exploration Rovers
Mars Science Laboratory
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter
MUSES-CN
Deep Space One
Galileo
InfraRed Astronomical Satellite
Space Shuttle
Voyager
Viking

Research

Mission Data System
Rocky 7 Smart Executive
SCAN-IT
Distributed Space Telerobotics
Task Lines and Motion Guides
Telerobot Interactive Planning System
Active SpaceCraft Model Interface
Qualitative Reasoning
ASTER Planning Prototype

Selected Publications (more>>)

S. Peters, "A Science-Based Executive for Autonomous Planetary Vehicles," Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and Automation for Space, Montreal, Canada, June 18-21, 2001.

S. Peters, "Robotic Vehicles for Planetary Exploration: Flight Projects and Research at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory," Journal of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, Volume 120 Number 12, Tokyo, Japan (in Japanese translation), December 2000.

S. F. Peters, S. Hirai, T. Omata, and T. Sato, "Planning robot control parameter values with qualitative reasoning," Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Sydney, Australia, August 24-30, 1991, 1234-1240.

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