J-GLOBAL ID:200904071417662506  Research Project code:9911002628 Update date:Mar. 23, 2005

Study on small-scale and light-weight micro rover

Study period:1998 - 0
Organization (1):
Investigating Researcher (5):
Research overview:
For the purpose of explore of wider area of the moon and planets, we study on moving explorative robot, which is small-scale, lightweight and has a good ability in running whole distance. We developed a new running system composed of 5 wheels and the explorative rover of about 5 kg in weight has come into practice. In addition, we developed manipulator of small-scale and lightweight by using ultrasonic motor.
Project Organization (1):
  • (A089001000)
Research program: Ordinary Research
Ministry with control over the research :
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

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