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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 108-114

Development of High Precision Earth Sensors and Navigation Systems based on Horizon Line Observation

V.A. Grishin 
Space Research Institute, 117997, Moscow, Profsoyuznaya, 84/32
Development of high-precision earth sensors and navigation systems based on horizon line observation is discussed in this article. Such systems are developing for the mobile robots and planet rovers. As for aerial vehicles, the similar systems development is on the stage of investigation. The possible area of horizon-based high precision earth sensors and navigation systems is high resolution observation and reconnaissance satellites. High resistance to jamming is inherent to such navigation systems. Some problems which prevent to develop such navigation systems are marked in this article.
Keywords: Earth sensors, horizon line image, digital elevation maps, correlation-extremal navigation systems
Keywords: hyperspectrometr, video camera, spectral and spatial resolution, classification, distortion, visual and near UV-band, actual test experiments
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