Lockheed Martin Robotics Seminar: AI for Spacecraft at NASA JPL
Friday, March 12, 2021
Online seminar. Registration is required.
AI for Spacecraft at NASA JPL
Joshua Vander Hook
Computer Scientist, NIAC Fellow, and Technical Group Supervisor
Josh will present an overview of the AI Group(s) at JPL, and recent work on single and multi-agent autonomous systems supporting space exploration, Earth science, NASA technology development, and national defense programs.
Josh is a Computer Scientist, NIAC Fellow, and Technical Group Supervisor at NASA JPL. He has worked on exploration, science, and defense projects while there, including deploying operational autonomous systems for the US Navy. The AI, Observation Planning, and Analysis group is responsible for designing and deploying autonomous planning, sequencing, and scheduling to NASA instruments, robots, and spacecraft. The members of the group currently manage or contribute to deep ocean and under-ice robotic explorers, the International Space Station earth observing OCO-3, the Mars Perseverance and Curiosity rovers, Europa Clipper, Psyche Asteroid Mission, NISAR, and several DoD missions.