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Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

The Journal of Institute of Mechanics of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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1Institute of Mechanics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev St., Bl. 4, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

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Citation Information: Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Volume 44, Issue 1, Pages 97–102, ISSN (Print) 0861-6663, DOI: 10.2478/jtam-2014-0006, March 2014

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The paper focuses on key aspects of scientific and techno- logical solutions implemented in the joint project of NASA and General Motors, Robonaut 2, a humanoid robot designed to work in space as a real assistant to astronauts.

: Keywords Space robotics; Robonaut 2; ISS


  • [1] http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2010/nov/02/robonaut-2-international-space-station

  • [2] www.nasa.gov

  • [3] Diftler, M. A. Evolution of the NASA/DARPA Robonaut control system.

  • [4] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHAgJ_Si6lU

  • [5] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grieVTdxsNI&feature=relmfu

  • [6] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXadFVbtEkI&feature=relmfu

  • [7] http://www.spaceref.com/news/viewsr.html?pid=40536

  • [8] www.nasa.gov

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