HUMAN ENVELOPE MANIPULATOR (HEMAN)

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,910.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
6793
Agency Tracking Number:
6793
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
11020 Solway School Rd, Knoxville, TN, 37931
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
R L ANDREWS
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PHASE I PROJECT DESCRIBES AN INTELLIGENT END EFFECTOR WITH 7 SENSOR SYSTEMS THAT WILL PERFORM ROBOTIC TASKS IN SUPPORT OF GROUND BASED SPACE SHUTTLE/SPACE STATION OPERATIONS. THE SENSORS ARE INTEGRATED INTO A UNIQUE FASHION TO PROVIDE MORE AND BETTER INFORMATION ABOUT THE REAL WORLD. IMAGING AND CONTROL FUNCTIONS ARE INCREASED. DEXTERITY IS INCREASED BY USING DUAL FULLY ARTICULATED ROBOTIC ARMS TO TURN WHEELS, MOVE LEVERS, PUSH BUTTONS, AND READ GAUGES.

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