… and other ponderings in 11th-dimensional space

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 »

NASA’s Hot 100 Technologies: Robotics, Automation & Control – NASA Tech Briefs

February 10th, 2015

Dr. Barajas received the NASA JSC Top 10 Award for Robonaut 2. Congratulations on being part of the 2014 TOP 100 NASA Technologies.
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Barajas & Sanders, US Patent 8,805,581 Granted

August 25th, 2014
United States Patent 8,805,581
Barajas,   et al. August 12, 2014

Procedural memory learning and robot control

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Alcazar & Barajas, US Patent 8,515,579 Granted

September 1st, 2013
United States Patent 8,515,579
Alcazar,   et al. August 20, 2013

Systems and Methods Associated with Handling an Object with a Gripper

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