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COMPUTER CONTROLLED TELEROBOT WRIST MODULE

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
5157
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
5157
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ross-Hime Designs, Inc.
1313 5th Street South East Minneapolis, MN -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: COMPUTER CONTROLLED TELEROBOT WRIST MODULE
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $499,000.00
 

Abstract:

DISCLOSED IN THIS PROPOSAL ARE PLANS TO CONSTRUCT A PATENT PENDING WRIST MODULE WITH COMPUTER CONTROL, CONFIGURABLE TO FORM HIGH-DEXTERITY TELEROBOTIC ARMS FOR SPACE STATION CONSTRUCTION, SATELLITE MAINTENANCE, INTERPLANETARY EXPLORATION, WALKING ROBOTS, AND INDUSTRIAL ROBOTS. TELEROBOTIC ARMS REPLACE OR ASSIST ASTRONAUTS IN THE HAZARDOUS TASK OF EXTRA-VEHICULAR ACTIVITY. FIRST DISCLOSEDAT THE NASA CONFERENCE ON ROBOTICS AND FLEXIBLE AUTOMATION, JAN. 1986, THE WRIST MODULE PRESENTED FEATURES GREATER DEXTERITY AND SIMPLICITY THAN PREVIOUSLY OBTAINED OR PROPOSED. COMPATIBLE WITH GREATER RANGE IT COMPLEMENTS THE NASA PROPOSED MARTIN MARIETTA METR TELEROBOT. THE TECHNICAL DESCRIPTION DETAILS THE FORM, FUNCTION, AND FEATURES OF THE WRIST MODULE. COMPUTER CONTROL FOR ROBOTIC OPERATION AND TELEOPERATION ARE DESCRIBED DETAILING THE USE OF "COMPLIANT CONTROL" FOR UNPREDICTIBLY CONSTRAINED ENVIRONMENTS. PROJECT GOALS ARE REVEALED STATING THE CHALLENGES POSED BY THIS PROPOSAL. A DETAILED WORK PLAN IS ENUMERATED WHICH REVIEWS RELATED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES. DETAILS SUCH AS RESUMES OF PARTICIPANTS, FACILITIES TO BE EXPLOITED, AND USE OF A CONSULTANT ARE EXAMINED. RELATIONSHIP TO FUTURE R&D, POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS, A BUDGET, AND CORPORATE LETTERS OF INTEREST CONCLUDE THIS PROPOSAL.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Mark elling roshheim
INVESTIGATOR
Small Business Information at Submission:

Ross-hime Designs
1565 St. Paul Ave St. Paul, MN 55116

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No