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Automation and Robotics for Human Mars Exploration (AROMA)Automation and Robotics (A&R) systems are a key technology for Mars exploration. All over the world initiatives in this field aim at developing new A&R systems and technologies for planetary surface exploration. From December 2000 to February 2002 Kayser-Threde GmbH, Munich, Germany lead a study called AROMA (Automation and Robotics for Human Mars Exploration) under ESA contract in order to define a reference architecture of A&R elements in support of a human Mars exploration program. One of the goals of this effort is to initiate new developments and to maintain the competitiveness of European industry within this field. c2003 Published by Elsevier Science Ltd.
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Hofmann, Peter (Kayser-Threde GmbH, Munich, Germany)
von Richter, Andreas
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 2003
Publication Information
Publication: Acta astronautica
Volume: 53
Issue: 4-10
ISSN: 0094-5765
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
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