Mechatronics and Optics, incl. robotics and life support

The ability to move and see is every bit as useful for space hardware as it is for their human makers.

What is the Mechatronics and Optics domain?

Mechatronics is the fusion of mechanical, electrical, optical and opto-electronical, material and bio-technology systems. It contributes to the development of advanced robotics, of instrumentation for physical or life sciences, of optical instruments for remote sensing, of devices which transmit and  detect light for communication or processing, as well as for the development of life support systems. 

Last update: 4 February 2015

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