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Robotics

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 […]