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Humanoids for lunar and planetary surface operations

A. Stoica, D. Keymeulen, A. Csaszar, Quan Gan, T. Hidalgo, J. Moore, J. Newton, S. Sandoval, Jiajing Xu
5th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2005.  
Key component behaviors needed for this objective were demonstrated.  ...  to develop/mature/deploy humanoids for lunar/planetary surface operations • Characteristics of our approach; JPL pilot project • Work in context of humanoids The principal goals of the Vision are sustained  ...  Key duties: construction, maintenance/repair and operation of lunar/planetary habitats, base stations and settlements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ichr.2005.1573591 dblp:conf/humanoids/StoicaKCGHMNSX05 fatcat:7njfpdaspvfytekdd2bxhnarhi

Humanoids for Lunar and Planetary Surface Operations

A. Stoica, D. Keymeulen, A. Csaszar, Quan Gan, T. Hidalgo, J. Moore, J. Newton, S. Sandoval, Jiajing Xu
2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
• Grand plan to develop/mature/deploy humanoids for lunar/planetary surface operations • Characteristics of our approach; JPL pilot project • Work in context of humanoids research Orientation adrian.stoica  ...  Key duties: construction, maintenance/repair and operation of lunar/planetary habitats, base stations and settlements.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2005.1571549 dblp:conf/smc/StoicaKCGHMNSX05 fatcat:vv2hxed36ffgdeabxoaj3eau2u

Editorial on Space Robotics Papers

Alex Ellery
2014 International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems  
The final paper "Measuring tape-like sampling arm and drill for sampling lunar regolith" by Lu W et al. introduces a novel type of lunar drill which uses a vibrating head and a curved cross section metal  ...  All but one paper was concerned with manipulator-based systems in space -the one exception concerned robotic drilling into planetary surfaces.  ... 
doi:10.5772/58426 fatcat:fchwwjn4nvdwxd2us6tbguxkxe

Space Robotics versus Humans in Space_IIT Kharagpur.pdf [article]

Jasmine Jerry Aloor, Shilpa Sajeev
2020 Figshare  
The ideal scenario of a marriage of both has been proposed and an action plan for the future of spaceflight is presented.  ...  It is concluded that the debate was unnecessary as they both serve different and complementary purposes.  ...  The new suit is designed with interchangeable parts that can be configured for spacewalks in microgravity or on a planetary surface.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.12073134.v1 fatcat:7ku3obgk3nayfpqc7rqr246tyu

Centaur: NASA's Mobile Humanoid Designed for Field Work

Joshua S. Mehling, Philip Strawser, Lyndon Bridgwater, W. K. Verdeyen, Roger Rovekamp
2007 Engineering of Complex Computer Systems (ICECCS), Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on  
NASA's future lunar and martian missions will require a suite of advanced robotic systems to complete tasks during precursor visits and to assist humans while present on the surface.  ...  This combination allows for robotic use of human tools and interfaces in remote locations by incorporating design improvements to the existing Robonaut that target the challenges of planetary field work  ...  on-orbit and surface operations [7] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/robot.2007.363916 dblp:conf/icra/MehlingSBVR07 fatcat:gv7wx32uovc3ded3vmtqowdywa

Space Robotics Research and Development Roadmaps at ESA

Gianfranco Visentin
2009 Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan  
The European Space Agency (ESA) has recently completed a technology harmonization exercise for the domain of automation and robotics (A&R).  ...  ESA's harmonization exercises aim at defining a roadmap for research and development, which integrates the vision of all European players (Agencies, Industry and Academia) in the domain.  ...  Much of the same technology, together with additional building blocks can also be used to prepare for a Lunar robotic crew assistant (to provide assistance to astronauts on the lunar surface) and a Lunar  ... 
doi:10.7210/jrsj.27.494 fatcat:2t64trcz5jfqnfokie7or4xvtm

Human Exploration Of Cis-Lunar Space Via Assets Tele-Operated From Eml2 (Hecate)

Di Carlo Marilena, Daniele Barbera, Davide Conte, Agata Mintus, Juan Manuel Romero Martin, Dorota Budzyn, Lorenzo Teofili, Szymon Grys, Jonathan Jamieson, Craig Hay, Thomas Lund, Nauromi Ikeda (+2 others)
2016 Zenodo  
Inside the habitat, astronauts have access to tele-robotic hardware and instruments, used to tele-operate rovers and scientific equipment on the surface of the Moon.  ...  This paper presents the preliminary design of the international space mission HECATE (Human Exploration of Cis-lunar space via Assets Tele-operated from EML-2), aimed at exploring the far side of the Moon  ...  e rest of the space is used for the storage of the exoskeleton and the equipment required for uman-Robotic operations on the lunar surface (igure  and Section ).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.202192 fatcat:o2pfrnkaf5fpbegpvm433bvyom

Centaur: a mobile dexterous humanoid for surface operations

Fredrik Rehnmark, Robert O. Ambrose, S. Michael Goza, Lucien Junkin, Peter D. Neuhaus, Jerry E. Pratt, Grant R. Gerhart, Charles M. Shoemaker, Douglas W. Gage
2005 Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology VII  
Future human and robotic planetary expeditions could benefit greatly from expanded Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) capabilities supporting a broad range of multiple, concurrent surface operations.  ...  Though originally conceived as a system for planetary surface exploration, the Centaur concept could easily be adapted for terrestrial military applications such as de-mining, surveillance and other hazardous  ...  In comparison, gravitational forces and rugged terrain will significantly degrade EV A performance and mobility on the lunar surface.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.601525 fatcat:jrz5y4lomrc35obhnygn2ejdnq

Cognitive-Robotics to Understand Human Beings

Kayoko Ishii
2007 Cognitive Studies  
But it has its limit as analytical science and lacks models of cognitive processes as such that cognitive sciences has been exploring.  ...  As a longstanding multidisciplinary area of science, cognitive science can be contribute to create, through such collaboration, comprehensive understanding of human mind and its useful application to social  ...  Humanoids for Lunar and Planetary Surface Operations. Proceedings for 2005 5th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. 18 Hubert L. Dreyfus, (1979).  ... 
doi:10.11225/jcss.14.11 fatcat:g3ygbudmpbhjlaghiomwvhewne

A Field Robot with Rotated-Claw Wheels [chapter]

Ronggang Yue, Kai Li, Jun Du, Shaoping Wang, Jizhong Xiao
2009 Mobile Robots - State of the Art in Land, Sea, Air, and Collaborative Missions  
Because planet surfaces are rough and formidable, planetary exploration rovers were used as a versatile and safe alternative to manned space missions to explore the planets.  ...  Acknowledgment We thank Wen Li, Gang Sun, and Peng Sun of Beihang University for their valuable help in the experiments of lunar soil simulation.  ...  For example, in physical interactions with subjects and objects in an operational environment, a human being can easily relies on his/her intuitively force-based servoing to accomplish contact tasks, handling  ... 
doi:10.5772/6987 fatcat:akfzg6vkjfa5xajmzfj5m3h2n4

Space Telerobotics

Terrence Fong, Jennifer Rochlis Zumbado, Nancy Currie, Andrew Mishkin, David L. Akin
2013 Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics  
combined gravity of the Earth and moon allows a spacecraft to maintain a stationary orbit over the lunar far side) could remotely operate a surface robot exploring the lunar far side.  ...  (e.g., near-Earth asteroids), and on planetary surfaces (the moon, Mars, etc.).  ...  -developed dexterous robot approved for Space Shuttle flight operations) and the SAMURAI deep submergence sampling system for use on hovering autonomous underwater vehicles.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1557234x13510679 fatcat:3tobnk22cbfj3plocakr5pyvli

Review on space robotics: Toward top-level science through space exploration

Yang Gao, Steve Chien
2017 Science Robotics  
Space robotics represents several key enablers to a wide range of future robotic and crewed space missions as well as opportunities for knowledge and technology transfer to many terrestrial sectors.  ...  We further present a technical road map of the field for the coming decades, taking into account major challenges and priorities recognized by the international space community.  ...  Acknowledgments: We thank the reviewers for many helpful comments to improve the  ... 
doi:10.1126/scirobotics.aan5074 pmid:33157901 fatcat:rrivcnwp2fdjlcs5ytva6efhsm

Humanoid Mobile Manipulation Using Controller Refinement

Robert Platt, Robert Burridge, Myron Diftler, Jodi Graf, Mike Goza, Eric Huber, Oliver Brock
2006 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots  
The approach is demonstrated in a move-to-grasp task where Robonaut, the NASA/JSC dexterous humanoid, is mounted on a mobile base and navigates to and picks up a geological sample box.  ...  However, after the robot has located and approached the object, the robot must finely control its grasping contacts using precise visual and haptic feedback.  ...  Indeed, NASA foresees this as one important way that space humanoids will be able to assist astronauts on future lunar and planetary missions.  ... 
doi:10.1109/ichr.2006.321369 dblp:conf/humanoids/PiattBDGGHB06 fatcat:eytorifisjg4vlp5y4lufqkyy4

Continued Advances in Supervised Autonomy User Interface Design for METERON SUPVIS Justin

Peter Schmaus, Daniel Leidner, Ralph Bayer, Benedikt Pleintinger, Thomas Kruger, Neal Y. Lii
2019 2019 IEEE Aerospace Conference  
In order to send humans to such a remote location, an infrastructure for the landing crew including an energy supply, a habitat, and a return vehicle needs to be provided on the surface of the planet.  ...  But an important milestone that is needed for a deeper understanding of the planet is still missing: A crewed landing.  ...  Special thanks goes to European Astronaut Training Centre (EAC) and Danish Aerospace (DAC) for their support during experiment preparation, testing, training, and execution.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aero.2019.8741885 fatcat:jr6gokg3nrftxa6fbrggwb24w4

Figures and Mirrors in Demetrios Triklinios's 'Selenography'

Divna Manolova
2021 Interfaces: A Journal of Medieval European Literatures  
The latter includes, first, a discussion of the lunar phases and of the Moon's position in relation to the Sun, and second, a narrative and a pictorial description of the lunar surface.  ...  Therefore, one of the main goals of the present article is to introduce its context and contents and to lay down the foundations for their detailed study at a later stage.  ...  reflection is visible on the lunar surface for humankind to see.  ... 
doi:10.54103/interfaces-08-04 fatcat:subes55c7nal3ct4koj37h5j2q
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