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Dr. Barajas receives the 2019 IEEE Huntsville Professional of the Year Award

Jun 26th, 2019 | By | Category: Happening now..., IEEE

Dr. Barajas received the 2019 IEEE Huntsville Section Professional of the Year Award for significant works and accomplishments towards the advancement of the IEEE Huntsville Section.



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 […]



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.



Creation of an IEEE Joint Robotics & Automation – Controls Systems (JRACS) Chapter in Huntsville

Feb 16th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles, IEEE, Robotics

Dear IEEE Huntsville Section Members, We are very excited to let you know about the creation of an IEEE Joint Robotics & Automation – Controls Systems (JRACS) Chapter in Huntsville. Effective February 8th, 2012, the former Control Systems Society (CSS) Chapter was expanded and became a Joint Chapter with the Robotics & Automation Society (RAS). Given the […]



Where is Robonaut 2? where no humanoid robot has gone before.

Jan 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Aerospace, Featured Articles, NASA, Robonaut, Robonaut 2, Robotics

The original Robonaut 2 (R2) is at the NASA-JSC in Houston, TX (Left). The second R2, originally intended for GM, ended up in the International Space Station (Right). There are two more R2’s, a flight copy of the one in the ISS, which is in Houston and the newest R2 which is at the GM […]



2010 FIRST Robotic Competition

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: FIRST Robotics Competition, Robotics

US FIRST TEAM 201, Rochester Hills, Michigan The 2010 game required teams to play a variation of soccer with robots. Please visit the team website at feds201.net  for complete information.  



Robonaut 2

Feb 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Aerospace, Featured Articles, NASA, Robonaut, Robonaut 2, Robotics

In the current iteration of Robonaut, Robonaut 2 or R2, NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries. Robonaut 2 (R2) is a state of the art highly dexterous anthropomorphic robot. Like its predecessor Robonaut 1 […]