IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - An automated tether management system for microgravity extravehicular activities

Proceedings 2002 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation

Author(s): M.A. Minor ; C.R. Hirschi ; R.O. Ambrose
Sponsor(s): IEEE Robotics & Autom. Soc
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2002
Conference Location: Washington, DC, USA, USA
Conference Date: 11 May 2002
Volume: 3
Page Count: 7
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-7272-7
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2002.1013573
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An automated tether system has been developed for the purpose of improving the efficiency of micro-gravity activities of fully suited astronauts. System features include gripping of multiple... View More

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