American Society of Civil Engineers


Space 2002 and Robotics 2002


by Bryan E. Laubscher, (editor), Stewart W. Johnson, (editor), Samual E. Moskowitz, (editor), Philip J. Richter, (editor), and David Klingler, (editor)
Reston, VA: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-7844-0625-0 / 0-7844-0625-1, 2002, xvi 590 pp., (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/9780784406250), ill., 22 cm., Includes bibliographical references and index.     (Barcode: RMI MK31512)

Conference information: Eighth International Conference on Engineering, Construction, Operation, and Business In Space; Fifth International Conference and Exposition and Demonstration on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments; March 17-21, 2002, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

ASCE sponsor: Aerospace Division

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: Proceedings of Space 2002: The Eighth International Conference and Exposition on Engineering, Construction, Operations, and Business in Space and of Robotics 2002: The Fifth International Conference and Exposition/Demonstration on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments, held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 17-21, 2002. This collection contains 72 papers describing visions of humankind’s future in space and of robotic applications in space and in challenging environments on Earth. Topics include: developing technologies of space exploration; space elevators and tethers; lunar and Martian exploration and construction; space power systems; near-Earth object (NEO) threat; high-altitude balloons; structures, materials, and controls; robotics technology; robotics in space exploration; business in space; space law and policy; and robotic applications in space, terrestrial inspection and maintenance, construction, underwater operations, the nuclear industry, environmental remediation, industry, and medicine.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Space exploration
Robotics
Astronomy
Space construction
Space structures

Library of Congress Call Number:  TL787.S629
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Astronautics--Congresses
Robotics--Congresses