The Nanokhod in the Planetary Utilisation Testbed, Automation and Robotics Laboratories, ESTEC

Nanokhod main design features


Breadboard model

Items produced in the first Nanokhod development contract (Micro-robots for Scientific Applications)

The Nanokhod microrover was embraced by ESA in the course of the “Micro-robots for Scientific Applications” activity as the most promising realisation of an ‘instrument deployment device’.

End-to-End Control Strategy

The Nanokhod operating scenario: the microrover moves in the surrounding of a lander, continuously tracked by the imaging head

Last update: 22 September 2006