Not only is it the easiest to control with telepresence, it's also
shooting above present capabilities, which so far are limited to humans.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Samantha Atkins" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, March 19, 2001 5:26 PM
Subject: Re: ROBOT: Robonauts and conspiracy
> "J. R. Molloy" wrote:
> > "While the depth and breadth of human performance is beyond the
> > state of the art in robotics," he said, "NASA targeted the reduced
> > dexterity and performance of a suited astronaut as Robonaut's design
> > goals, specifically using the work envelope, ranges of motion,
> > and endurance capabilities of spacewalking humans."
> There shooting fairly low. The humanoid form is not the most ideal for
> doing space construction work generally but it may be the easiest to
> control with telepresence.
> - samantha
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