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A wheel-on-limb rover for lunar operations

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dc.contributor.author Heverly, Matthew
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-19T20:05:41Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-19T20:05:41Z
dc.date.issued 2008-02-26
dc.identifier.citation 9th International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation for Space, Los Angeles, California, February 26-29, 2007. en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 07-2289
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41284
dc.description.abstract The All–Terrain Hex–Limbed Extra–Terrestrial Explorer (ATHLETE) is a new mobility platform developed for potential lunar operations. This six limbed rover is designed to traverse quickly over benign terrain by rolling, traverse rough and steep terrain by walking, as well as perform general manipulation of tools and payloads. This flexible robotic platform will provide a mobile base for pressurized lunar habitats allowing for long range surface exploration and crew transport. It will also enable in-situ construction of lunar assets providing astronauts with the ability to assemble, maintain, and service a wide range of cargo. This paper presents the design details and capabilities of this wheel–on–limb platform. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2007. en_US
dc.subject ATHLETE en_US
dc.subject walking robot en_US
dc.subject wheel on limb en_US
dc.subject mobility en_US
dc.title A wheel-on-limb rover for lunar operations en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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