Science and Exploration

This Week at NASA: ISS Rover Remote Control

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
July 27, 2013
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This Week at NASA: ISS Rover Remote Control
This Week at NASA.

During a test of NASA’s Human Exploration Telerobotics Project, astronaut Luca Parmitano, aboard the International Space Station remotely controlled a robotic planetary rover, called K-10 across the terrain at Ames Research Center’s Roverscape.
The project is a demonstration of how astronauts in space can control robots on the ground for future exploration missions. Also, Wave at Saturn ,Making Tracks on Mars!, IRIS Open, A Box Office Hit!, Tech on the Hill, The Ring Fits, Only Two Chutes?, Spacecraft Fit Check, Newspace 2013, N.E.X.T. for Space Travel, Let’s Talk S.T.E.M., Celebrating Sally , and more.

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