TITLE

The International Space Station as a test platform for evaluating robot mobility in a microgravity environment

AUTHOR(S)
Baum, Christopher H.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 504 Issue 1, p465
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The International Space Station is the largest space construction project attempted to date. The station will also be permanently staffed for years. In order to build and work in the station, humans must work with a new generation of space-born robots. Robotics has a strong history of using competition to further research. The Destiny laboratory offers a unique environment to stage a competition to advance robotic science in this area. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5985099

 

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