… and other ponderings in 11th-dimensional space

Barajas et al., US Patent 9,387,589 Granted

July 23rd, 2016

United States Patent 9,387,589
Barajas, et al. July 12, 2016

Visual debugging of robotic tasks

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Dr. Barajas Receives NASA’s Space Act Award

February 27th, 2016

2015 NASA Space Act Award - Dr..Barajas 600 RG

This recognition was granted for the development of a significant scientific or technical contribution, Robonaut 2 (R2) MSC-CC-001, that has been determined to be of value in the conduct of an aeronautical or space activity of NASA. Read the rest of this entry »

Sanders, Barajas et al., US Patent 9,120,224 Granted

September 11th, 2015
United States Patent 9,120,224
Sanders, Barajas, et al. September 1, 2015

Framework and method for controlling a robotic system using a distributed computer network

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NASA’s Robonaut 2 Lauded as 2014 Government Invention of the Year

May 2nd, 2015

Robonaut 2, NASA’s first humanoid robot in space, was selected as the NASA Government Invention of the Year for 2014. Many outstanding inventions were considered for this award, and Robonaut 2 was chosen after a challenging review by the NASA selection committee that evaluated the robot in the following areas: Aerospace Significance, Industry Significance, Humanitarian Significance, Technology Readiness Level, NASA Use, Industry Use and Creativity. Read the rest of this entry »