Monday, August 27, 2012

CMU Aids Mars Rover Exploration

 Curiosity: The Next Mars Rover (Artist's Concept)

 

2012 August 27

 

Now that NASA's Curiosity Rover is off and moving along the Mars terrain, we'll talk to the Carnegie Mellon University grads and researchers involved with its development. Tony Stentz, director of the National Robotics Engineering Center at CMU developed the Curiosity's navigation software. Mark Maimone is a Navigation and Machine Vision researcher at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Vandi Tompkins is a CMU graduate and driver for the Mars Exploration Rovers.

 

"Essential Pittsburgh" Radio Program Interview:

>>> http://wesa.fm/content/curiosity-rover-pittsburgh-connection

Source: FM 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh.

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