Project Title

Radar Imaging of Asteroid Interiors

PI

Paul Sava

Email

psava@mines.edu

Department

Geophysics

Project summary

This project aims to provide proof of concept for using ground penetrating radar technology to image inside asteroids and comets. The computational part of the project focuses on defining acquisition parameters for a future space mission in the vicinity of an asteroid. Funding for this project is provided by NASA.

Commercial software

N/A

Open Source software

All codes come from the Madagascar software package.

Our CSM group is among the top developers of this open-source package.