Design of an autonomous teleoperated cargo transporting vehicle for lunar base operations
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Published by Mechanical Engineering Dept., University of Texas at Austin, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Austin, Tex, Kennedy Space Center, Fla, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Autonomy.,
  • Cargo.,
  • Lunar bases.,
  • Lunar surface vehicles.,
  • Mobility.,
  • Safety.,
  • Spacecraft design.,
  • Structural members.,
  • Teleoperators.

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Statementprepared by James Holt, Tom Lao, Nkoy Monali.
SeriesNASA CR -- 186686., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-186686.
ContributionsLao, Tom., Monali, Nkoy., University of Texas at Austin. Dept. of Mechanical Engineering., NASA/USRA University Advanced Design Program., John F. Kennedy Space Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16131208M

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