Technology demonstration of space intravehicular automation and robotics



Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, Publisher: National Technical Information Service, distributor in Hampton, Va, [Springfield, Va

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StatementA. Terry Morris and L. Keith Barker.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 109138., NASA technical memorandum -- 109138.
ContributionsBarker, L. Keith., Langley Research Center.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17789859M

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Get this from a library. Technology demonstration of space intravehicular automation and robotics. [A Terry Morris; L Keith Barker; Langley Research Center.]. Based on lecture notes on a space robotics course, this book offers a pedagogical introduction to the mechanics of space robots.

After presenting an overview of the environments and conditions space robots have to work in, the author discusses a variety of manipulatory devices robots may use to perform their by: Over the last twenty years, automation and robotics have played an increasingly important role in a variety of application domains including manufacturing, hazardous environments, defense, and service industries.

Space is a unique environment where power, communications, atmospheric, gravitational, and sensing conditions impose harsh constraints on the ability of both man and machines to.

THE NASA AUTOMATION AND ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM By Lee B. Holcomb Director9 Information Sciences and Human Factors Division Melvin D. Montemerlo Manager, Automation and Robotics NASA HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON~ DC ABSTRACT This paper presents an overview of NASA's Automation and Robotics (A&R) technology development Cited by: 1.

Some common objections against the use of space robotics are mentioned and rebutted. A major part describes the typical architecture, sub-systems, and some key technologies of space robot systems, discerning between the arm type and mobile robots (rovers). The interdisciplinary system character of space robotics is emphasised.

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N., “Space Robot Impact Analysis and Satellite-Base Impulse Minimization Using Reaction Null-Space,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Nagoya, Japan pp. – Focus is on both applied and theoretical issues in robotics and automation.

Robotics is here defined to include intelligent machines and systems; whereas automation includes the use of automated methods in various applications to improve performance and productivity. The society sponsors a number of conferences, including the annual International Conference on Robotics and Automation.

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The Japanese ETS-VII (Engineering Test Satellite VII) is another milestone in the development of space robot technology and is considered to be the first robotic OOS demonstration mission [13], shown in Fig.

Different from ROTEX, the ETS-VII's robot system is a satellite mounted EVA (extra-vehicular-activity) type robot while ROTEX is an. California Institute of Technology Zexiang Li Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Several areas of robotic automation have now become “standard” on the factory floor and, as of the writing of and control of robot manipulators.

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The question is not “what do control, automation and robotics have to do with LSS,” but “how can LSS design and operation be improved by the support of control.

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Nancy J. Currie, NASA – Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas Brian Peacock, National Space Biomedical Research Institute, Houston, Texas Assembly and maintenance of the International Space Station (ISS) relies heavily on the use of extra-vehicular robotic systems.

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