Experiments on the Control of a Satellite Manipulator

  • Harold L. Alexander
  • Robert H. CannonJr.
Part of the Progress in Materials Handling and Logistics book series (LOGISTICS, volume 1)

Abstract

Automation is becoming increasingly important to the exploration and utilization of space. Space-based robotic systems will provide efficient and inexpensive means to work in space. The dynamic control of space robots presents unique challenges, partly due to the robot’s lack of a fixed base.

Keywords

Torque Expense Sine 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harold L. Alexander
    • 1
  • Robert H. CannonJr.
    • 2
  1. 1.Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyUSA
  2. 2.Stanford UniversityUSA

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