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Section Members Win Space Act Awards

01/05/2006

Six Space Act Awards were presented to thirteen current and former members of the Mobility and Robotics Systems Section, for contributions to technology and flight missions.

The NASA Space Act Awards were set up by the Space Act of 1958 to reward outstanding scientific or technical contributions sponsored, adopted, or used by NASA which contribute significantly to aeronautics and space activities. The Board Awards, where were evaluated by NASAs Inventions and Contributions Board, are the most prestigious of the NASA Space Act Awards.

Roboticists receiving awards in this period were:

ICB Major awards
Configuration Control of Dexterous 7-DOF Robotic Arms
Homayoun Seraji, Bruce Bon

ICB Standard Awards
Mars Exploration Rovers Surface Attitude Position and Pointing Flight Software
Khaled Ali, Tony Vanelli, Jeff Biesiadecki, Miguel San Martin, Jim Alexander

Visual Odometry Software for 6 DOF Attitude Estimation on Mobile Robots Using Stereo Cameras
Mark Maimone, Yang Cheng, Larry Matthies, Marcel Schoppers, Clark Olson

Visible Scalable Terrain (ViSTA) Format
Paul Backes, Jeff Norris, Mark Powell, Marsette Vona, Jack Morrison

Mars Exploration Rover Ground Based Rover Localization
Ashitey Trebi-Ollennu

Artificial Intelligence Toolkit to Enhance Understanding and Knowledge
Ayanna Howard, Eric Rogstad

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