Toward orbital seismology: theory for speckle noise reduction in laser doppler vibrometer measurements on distant rough surfaces
The interior structures of small planetary bodies such as asteroids and comets are an enigma, yet understanding them has immense value. Knowing the internal structure is important for understanding the formation and evolution of the solar system and also has implications for in-situ resource exploitation and planetary defense from asteroids. Despite the immense value, no detailed investigation of the interior properties of an asteroid has yet been made. Although orbital radar and lander based seismological approaches have been proposed to make direct interior observations, it has not yet been ...
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