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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) and will be presented at the AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum and Exposition in August 2019. Nomination Deadline: 1 February 2020
  • 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