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Comp-U-Dopt's Technology for Tomorrow Breakfast Series: "Bringing Space Robotics to Earth Applications" with Ron Diftler

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Featured speaker Ron Diftler serves as the Robonaut Project Leader at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Robonaut is a human scale space robotic system designed to assist astronauts, before, during and after space walks. The Robonaut Team's latest robot, Robonaut 2 (R2), is the culmination of 15 years of NASA Robonaut development and a highly successful partnership with General Motors.

One of the R2 units was launched on Space Shuttle Discovery in February 2011, and is currently undergoing testing onboard the International Space Station.

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WHERE

Junior League of Houston
1811 Briar Oaks Ln.
Houston, TX 77027
http://www.compudopt.org/index.php?option=com_jevents&task=icalrepeat.detail&evid=126&Itemid=27&year=2014&month=08&day=12&title=bringing-space-robotics-to-earth-application

TICKET INFO

$25 for adults; $18 for college students.
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