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Dr. Barajas Granted with 20th U.S. Patent

Feb 11th, 2018 | By | Category: Happening now...

Dr. Barajas has authored over 40 patents and patent applications, 7 Defensive Publications, and 9 Trade Secrets. Leandro’s U.S. Patents granted to date include: 7,171,897, 7,292,960, 7,324,924, 7,526,461, 7,558,771, 7,672,811, 7,761,389, 7,771,089, 7,899,761, 7,996,113, 7,999,664, 8,369,992, 8,515,579, 8,577,815, 8,805,581, 8,843,236, 9,120,224, 9,221,170, 9,387,589, and 9,875,427.



Medasani, Barajas et al., US Patent 9,875,427 Granted

Feb 9th, 2018 | By | Category: Featured Articles, NASA, Patents, Publications, Robonaut 2

United States Patent 9,875,427 Barajas, et al. July 12, 2016 Method for Object Localization and Pose Estimation for an Object of Interest



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

Jul 23rd, 2016 | By | Category: Featured Articles, NASA, Patents, Publications, Robonaut 2

United States Patent 9,387,589 Barajas, et al. July 12, 2016 Visual debugging of robotic tasks



Dr. Barajas selected as 2016 AIAA Associate Fellow

Mar 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Awards & Honors

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is pleased to announce its Class of 2016 Associate Fellows. AIAA formally honored and inducted the class at its AIAA Associate Fellows Recognition Ceremony and Dinner on Monday, January 4, 2016, at the Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, California, in conjunction with the AIAA Science and Technology Forum […]



My home airport in Huntsville: KMDQ

Feb 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Airports

HUNTSVILLE EXECUTIVE AIRPORT (KMDQ)   Facility Name: HUNTSVILLE EXECUTIVE AIRPORT TOM SHARP JR FLD City Name: HUNTSVILLE County: MADISON State abbrev: AL State Name: ALABAMA Ownership: PUBLICLY OWNED Use: OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Owner’s Name: MADISON CO EXEC ARPT AUTH; TOM SHARP CHAIRMAN. Address: PO BOX 110 MERIDIANVILLE, AL 35759 Owner’s Phone: 256-828-3883 Manager’s Name: […]



Dr. Barajas Receives NASA’s Space Act Award

Feb 27th, 2016 | By | Category: Aerospace, Awards & Honors, NASA, Robonaut 2

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.



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

Sep 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Featured Articles, NASA, Patents, Publications, Robonaut 2

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



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

May 2nd, 2015 | By | Category: Awards & Honors, NASA, Robonaut, Robonaut 2

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 […]



Dr. Barajas receives the Dynetics Presidential Medal

Feb 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards & Honors

Dynetics President, David King, presented the award to Dr. Barajas for his contributions to the iOATIS program.



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

Feb 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Awards & Honors, NASA, Robonaut

Dr. Barajas received the NASA JSC Top 10 Award for Robonaut 2. Congratulations on being part of the 2014 TOP 100 NASA Technologies.