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Preparing the Eurobot WET Model ahead of trials in the Neutral Buoyancy Facility at EAC
Science & Exploration

Eurobot makes a splash - story in pictures

06/07/2007 1193 views 1 likes
ESA / Science & Exploration / Human and Robotic Exploration / International Space Station
ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy prepares to take part in the underwater trials with Eurobot
ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy prepares to take part in the underwater trials with Eurobot
Eurobot is lowered into the water at EAC's Neutral Buoyancy Facility
Eurobot is lowered into the water at EAC's Neutral Buoyancy Facility
The trial takes place on a structure representing the European Columbus laboratory - view at the bottom of the pool
The trial takes place on a structure representing the European Columbus laboratory - view at the bottom of the pool
A wall of video consoles provide the Test Director with a full view of proceedings at the bottom of the pool
A wall of video consoles provide the Test Director with a full view of proceedings at the bottom of the pool
Eurobot could play an important role in EVA support - here Eurobot hands a tool to the astronaut
Eurobot could play an important role in EVA support - here Eurobot hands a tool to the astronaut
A stereo-vision based Control Station (ECoS) enables the operator to prepare, verify by simulation, command and monitor Eurobot
A stereo-vision based Control Station (ECoS) enables the operator to prepare, verify by simulation, command and monitor Eurobot
The astronaut proceeds to use the tool to unscrew a toolbox - Eurobot provides lighting for the work area
The astronaut proceeds to use the tool to unscrew a toolbox - Eurobot provides lighting for the work area
Thumbs up from ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy after successful completion of the trial
Thumbs up from ESA astronaut Jean-François Clervoy after successful completion of the trial
Eurobot is returned to the poolside stand after completion of the trial
Eurobot is returned to the poolside stand after completion of the trial

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