Toward the First Force-Reflection Experiment on the International Space Station

This paper introduces the Haptics-1 ISS Payload and experiment, which has been developed by ESA’s Telerobotics & Haptics Laboratory.

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Operating Nomad during the Atacama Desert Trek

Nomad is a mobile robot designed for extended planetary exploration. In June and July of 1997, Nomad performed the first such mission, traversing more than 220 kilometers in the Atacama Desert of Chile and exploring a landscape analogous to that of the Moon and Mars.

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Evaluation of Head-Up Displays for Teleoperated Rendezvous & Docking

Summary: This paper provided a brief overview of the experimental proximity operations HUD developed at LRT. It then proceeded to describe the evaluation experiments conducted to determine which HUD configuration is most beneficial for operator performance. The results of these experiments are discussed and some conclusions are drawn for future development and research work. Furthermore, the adapta- tions of the HUD made when incorporating it into the Third Eye situation awareness enhancement operator interface are detailed.

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