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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Space Automation & Robotics

Reactivated in 2005, the Space Automation and Robotics Award is presented for leadership and technical contributions by individuals and teams in the field of space automation and robotics. This biennial award is now presented (in odd-numbered years) at the AIAA Space and Astronautics Forum (SPACE). Nomination Deadline: 1 February
  • Full Name: ETS-VII/JEM Team, JAXA
  • Category: Technical Excellence
  • AIAA Citation: In recognition of pioneering work in space robotics, including the operation of the first dexterous robotic arm in space and the first teleoperation of a space robotic arm from the earth.
  • Notes: Award accepted by Mitsushige Oda, Leader of Space Robotics, ETS-VII and Takahisa Sato, Director of Security Administration, JEM