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Telerobot Testbed

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Description:
The JPL Telerobot Testbed, circa 1989. Shown are three semi-autonomous robot arms: two with custom end effectors used to capture and service a slowly spinning satellite mockup on the left, and one with a vision system tracking the satellite. Not shown is the operator control station with remote visual displays and dual force-reflecting hand controllers for teleoperation of the system.

Point of Contact:  J. (Bob) Balaram - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

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