Space Telerobotics: Unique Challenges to Human–Robot Collaboration in Space

  title={Space Telerobotics: Unique Challenges to Human–Robot Collaboration in Space},
  author={Terrence Fong and Jennifer Rochlis Zumbado and Nancy J. Currie and Andrew H. Mishkin and David L. Akin},
  journal={Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics},
In this chapter, we survey the current state of the art in space telerobots. We begin by defining relevant terms and describing applications. We then examine the design issues for space telerobotics, including common requirements, operational constraints, and design elements. A discussion follows of the reasons space telerobotics presents unique challenges beyond terrestrial systems. We then present case studies of several different space telerobots, examining key aspects of design and human… 

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