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Context for the ESA ExoMars Rover: the Panoramic Camera (PanCam) Instrument

Griffiths, Andrew D. and Coates, Andrew J. and Jaumann, Ralf and Michaelis, Harald and Paar, Gerhard and Barnes, David and Josset, Jean-Luc and and the PanCam Team, (2006) Context for the ESA ExoMars Rover: the Panoramic Camera (PanCam) Instrument. International Journal of Astrobiology, 5 (3), pp. 269-275. doi: 10.1017/S1473550406003387.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1017/S1473550406003387

Abstract

The recently approved ExoMars rover is the first element of the ESA Aurora programme and is scheduled to deliver the Pasteur exobiology payload to Mars by 2015. The 0.7 kg Panoramic Camera will provide multi-spectral stereo images with 65 ° field-of-view (1.1 mrad/pixel) and high-resolution (85 μrad/pixel) monoscopic ‘zoom’ images with 5 ° field-of-view. The stereo wide-angle cameras (WAC) are based on the Beagle 2 Stereo Camera System heritage (Griffiths et al. (2005). Planet. Space Sci. 53, 1466–1488). The Panoramic Camera instrument is designed to fulfil the digital terrain mapping requirements of the mission as well as to provide multi-spectral geological imaging, colour and stereo panoramic images, water vapour abundance and dust optical depth measurements. It can also be used for high-resolution imaging of inaccessible locations on crater walls and to observe retrieved subsurface samples before ingestion into the rest of the Pasteur payload.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/50346/
Document Type:Article
Title:Context for the ESA ExoMars Rover: the Panoramic Camera (PanCam) Instrument
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Griffiths, Andrew D.UCL, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, MD, UKUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Coates, Andrew J.UCL, Mullard Space Science Laboratory, MD, UKUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Jaumann, RalfUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Michaelis, HaraldUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Paar, GerhardInstitute for Space Exploration, Neuchâtel, SwitzerlandUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Barnes, DavidDepartment of Computer Science, University of Wales, UKUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Josset, Jean-LucInstitute of Digital Image Processing, Joanneum Research, Graz, AustriaUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
and the PanCam Team, UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:2006
Journal or Publication Title:International Journal of Astrobiology
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Volume:5
DOI:10.1017/S1473550406003387
Page Range:pp. 269-275
Editors:
EditorsEmailEditor's ORCID iDORCID Put Code
Cambridge University Press, UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Status:Published
Keywords:DEM, ExoMars Rover, imaging, multi-spectral, stereoscopic, Mars, Pasteur payload
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Vergleichende Planetologie (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Geology
Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Sensor Systems
Deposited By: Vogt, Irene
Deposited On:21 Aug 2007
Last Modified:07 Aug 2017 10:48

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