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flying on Mars!
« on: July 30, 2020, 12:46:02 pm »
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2020, 12:50:41 pm »
Presumably the rovers have already mapped out certain areas they intend to visit. But I look forward to GarminMars getting hacked and ruining the martionauts' Strava segments.
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2020, 12:51:38 pm »
A little more detail of the technicalities here
https://youtu.be/GhsZUZmJvaM
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2020, 03:33:40 pm »
Fascinating vid.

Didn't cover nav though.
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2020, 04:57:54 pm »
Check out quantum inertia navigation. Invented for nuclear subs so they do have to pop up to check GPS. Super-sensitive accelerometers.

Probably something like this.
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2020, 07:07:54 pm »
SINS - Ships Inertial Navigation System. Worked a treat for the Polaris subs.
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Re: flying on Mars!
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2020, 07:43:13 pm »
It is only flying for 90 seconds. I got the impression from the video that it will be using accelerometers and its camera system.