Robotic Space Construction

by Randolph W. Mixon, NASA Langley Research Cent, United States,
Walter W. Hankins, III, NASA Langley Research Cent, United States,
Marion A. Wise, NASA Langley Research Cent, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space

Abstract: This paper touches briefly on some of the highlights of Langley's work in automated space construction. It shows that space trusses similar to those likely to be used on the Space Station can be assembled in one G with an unmodified, teleoperated manipulator system regularly used in nuclear processing applications.

Subject Headings: Space construction | Space stations | Space truss | Robotics | Automation

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