Space robotics

Kazuya Yoshida, Dragomir Nenchev, Genya Ishigami, Yuichi Tsumaki

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This chapter discusses robotics technology for space missions. First, a general definition of a robot and an overview of the historical development of space robots are provided. Then technical details of orbital space robots, planetary robots, and telerobotics are given in the subsequent sections.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe International Handbook of Space Technology
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages33
ISBN (Electronic)9783642411014
ISBN (Print)9783642411007
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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