20 February 1987 The NASA telerobot technology demonstrator
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Proceedings Volume 0729, Space Station Automation II; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964873
Event: Cambridge Symposium_Intelligent Robotics Systems, 1986, Cambridge, MA, United States
Abstract
We report the ongoing development of a telerobot technology demonstrator. The demonstrator is implemented as a laboratory-based research testbed, and will show proof-of-concept for supervised automation of space assembly, servicing, and repair operations. The demonstrator system features a hierarchically layered intelligent control architecture which enables automated planning and run-time sequencing of complex tasks by a supervisory human operator. The demonstrator also provides a full bilateral force-reflecting hand control teleoperations capability. The operator may switch smoothly between the automated and teleoperated tasking modes in run-time, either on a preplanned or operator-designated basis.
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P. S. Schenker, P. S. Schenker, R. L. French, R. L. French, A. R. Sirota, A. R. Sirota, J. R. Matijevic, J. R. Matijevic, } "The NASA telerobot technology demonstrator", Proc. SPIE 0729, Space Station Automation II, (20 February 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.964873; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964873
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