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2014 Publications

2013 Publications

Brook R. Sullivan and David L. Akin, "A Parametric Investigation of Satellite Servicing Requirements and Optons in Geostatonary Orbit" AIAA Space 2013 Conference and Exposition, San Diego, California, September 2013

David L. Akin, "Developing a Modular Affordable Evolvable Architecture for Sustainable Human Lunar Exploration" AIAA Space 2013 Conference and Exposition, San Diego, California, September 2013

David L. Akin, "Interior Layout and Functional Assessment of a Single-Person Space Utility Vehicle" 43rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vail, Colorado, July 2013

David L. Akin, Srikanth Saripalli, Kip Hodges, Kelsey Young, Kevin Davis, Amanda Salmoiraghi, and Massamiliano Di Capua, "Desert FLEAS: Field Tests of EVA/Robotic Collaborative Planetary Geological Exploration" 43rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vail, Colorado, July 2013

Massamiliano Di Capua and David L. Akin, "Body Pose Measurement System: System Validation and Range of Motion Analysis of Three Pressure Suits" 43rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vail, Colorado, July 2013

2012 Publications

N. M. Limparis and D. L. Akin, "Design of a Distributed Control Architecture for the SAMURAI Deep Submergence Manipulator," Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), 2012 IEEE/OES, 24-27 Sept. 24-27, 2012

Katherine McBryan and David L. Akin, "Mission Overview of the Dynamic Manipulator Flight Experiment (DYMAFLEX): A Nanosatellite Test Bed to Study Coupled Dynamics Between a Robotic Arm and an Equivalently-Sized Small Host Vehicle in the Space Environment" IAC-12-D1.2.5, 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Turin, Italy, October 1-5, 2012

N. D'Amore and D. Akin, "Space Manipulator Control for the DYMAFLEX Flight Experiment" IAC-12-C1.8.9, 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Turin, Italy, September 2012

Katherine McBryan and David L. Akin, "Vision Recognition Using Shape Context for Autonomous Underwater Sampling" IEEE AUV2012 Conference, Southhampton, England, Sept. 24-27, 2012

David Akin, Nicholas Limparis, and Katherine McBryan, "Enabling Dexterous Manipulation and Servicing by SmallSats" 25th Annual USU/AIAA Small Satellite Conference, Logan, UT, Aug. 13, 2012

David L. Akin, "Optimizing a Modular Extensible Architecture for Low-Cost Human Exploration of the Moon, Near-Earth Objects, and Mars" AIAA-2012-5132, AIAA Space 2012 Conference and Exposition, Pasadena, California, Sept. 2012.

Brook R. Sullivan and David L. Akin, "Satellite Servicing Opportunities In Geosynchronous Orbit" AIAA-2012-5261, AIAA Space 2012 Conference and Exposition, Pasadena, California, Sept. 2012.

David L. Akin, "Space Utility Vehicles: Concept Evolution and Mission Applications" AIAA 2012-3486, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

David L. Akin, "A Parametric Comparison of Microgravity and Macrogravity Habitat Design Elements" AIAA 2012-3598, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

Amanda J. Salmoiraghi and David L. Akin, "Review of Wearable Robotic Assistive Devices for Integration with Pressure Suit Arms" AIAA 2012-3487, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

Kevin Davis, Massamiliano Di Capua, David L. Akin, and Amanda J. Salmoiraghi, "CHELONIA: Development and Manufacturing of an Earth Analog Habitat Evaluation Facility" AIAA 2012-3617, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

Massamiliano Di Capua and David L. Akin, "Body Pose Measurement System (BPMS): An Inertial Motion Capture System for Biomechanics Analysis and Robot Control from Within a Pressure Suit" AIAA 2012-3643, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

David Akin, Srikanth Saripalli, Kip Hodges, Kelsey Young, Massimiliano Di Capua, Kevin Davis, and Nicholas D'Amore, "Results from Desert FLEAS III: Field Tests of EVA/Robotic Collaboration for Planetary Exploration" AIAA 2012-3464, 42nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, July 15-19, 2012, San Diego, California.

David L. Akin, "Technology and Mission Applications for Small Robotic Freefliers" 1st Annual ISS Research and Development Conference, Denver, CO, June 27, 2012

David L. Akin, "Simulation of On-Orbit Servicing Tasks in Neutral Buyancy" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation - Space Robotics Workshop, Minneapolis, MN, May 14, 2012

David L. Akin, "Frontiers of Space Operations: Expanding Roles for Humans and Robots in Space" Lockheed Martin Technical Workshop, Houston, Texas, March 7, 2012

2011 Publications

David L. Akin, Srikanth Saripalli, and Massimiliano Di Capua, "Developing and Testing Technologies for Planetary Surface Exploration and Habitation" AIAA-2011-7267, AIAA Space 2011 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, California, Sept. 27-29, 2011.

David L. Akin, "Logistics and Operations versus Heavy Lift: Examining Approaches to Human Exploration in a Cost-Constrained Era" AIAA-2011-7221, AIAA Space 2011 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, California, Sept. 27-29, 2011.

David L. Akin, Mary L. Bowden, Srikanth Saripalli, and Kip Hodges, "Human Missions to Near-Earth Objects: Examining Enabling Science Instruments and Mission Technologies" AIAA-2011-7139, AIAA Space 2011 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, California, Sept. 27-29, 2011.

Sharon M. Singer and David L. Akin, "A Survey of Quantitative Team Performance Metrics For Human-Robot Collaboration" AIAA-2011-5248, 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011 [paper: PDF; 215 Kb; 19 pgs.]

David L. Akin, Srikanth Saripalli, Massimiliano Di Capua, Kevin Davis, Kip Hodges, and Kelsey Young, "Field Analogue Simulations Investigating EVA/Robotic Collaboration in Lunar Exploration" AIAA-2011-5115, 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011 [paper: PDF; 4.77 Mb; 11 pgs.]

Heather Bradshaw, David L. Akin, and J. Sean Humbert, "A Range of Motion Study and Human-Suit Correlation Analysis Supporting the Morphing Spacesuit Concept" AIAA-2011-5104, 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011 [paper: PDF; 1.52 Mb; 24 pgs.]

Massimiliano Di Capua, David Akin, Kevin Davis, and Justin Brannan, "Design, Development, and Testing of an Inflatable Habitat Element for NASA Lunar Analogue Studies" AIAA-2011-5044, 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011 [paper: PDF; 4.81 Mb; 20 pgs.]

Massimiliano Di Capua, David Akin, Kevin Davis, and Justin Brannan, "Development and Testing of Advanced Pressure Suit Technologies and Analogues for Earth-Based Simulations" AIAA-2011-5012, 41st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Portland, Oregon, July 17-21, 2011 [paper: PDF; 5.04 Mb; 13 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Robotic Frontiers" Presentation to National Research Council panel on NASA Technology Program, Washington, DC, March 30, 2011 [slides: PDF; 33.9 Mb, 35 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Getting Robots Into Space: One University's Adventures" Presentation at IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 7-11, 2011.

2010 Publications

David L. Akin, "Build a Little, Fly a Lot: An Affordable, Evolutionary Approach to Flexible Path, Lunar Surface, and Beyond" AIAA-2010-8610, AIAA Space 2010 Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, California, August 30-September 2, 2010

David L. Akin, Mary L. Bowden, Srikanth Saripalli, and Kip Hodges, "Developing Technologies and Techniques for Robot-Augmented Human Surface Science" AIAA-2010-8001, AIAA Space 2010 Conference and Exposition, Anaheim, California, August 30-September 2, 2010

Massimiliano Di Capua, Adam Mirvis, and David L. Akin, "The 'Moonyard': Developing a Mixed-Reality Approach to Planetary Surface Simulation" AIAA-2010-6281, AIAA International Conference on Environmental Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010

Massimiliano Di Capua, David L. Akin, and Justin C. Brannan, "MX-3: Design and Technology Development of an Advanced All-Soft High Mobility Planetary Space Suit" AIAA-2010-6176, AIAA International Conference on Environmental Systems, Barcelona, Spain, July, 2010

David L. Akin, "In-Space Operations: Developing A Path to Affordable, Evolutionary Space Exploration" AIAA-2010-2293, SpaceOps 2010 Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, April 25-20, 2010 [paper: PDF; 2.2 Mb; 14 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Applications of Ultra-Low Ballistic Coefficient Entry Vehicles to Existing and Future Space Missions" AIAA-2010-1928, SpaceOps 2010 Conference, Huntsville, Alabama, April 25-20, 2010 [paper: PDF; 4.6 Mb; 12 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Robotic and EVA/Robotic Servicing: Past Experiences, Future Promise" NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Workshop on Satellite Servicing, College Park, Maryland, March 25, 2010

Shane E. Jacobs and David L. Akin, "Human-Robotic Symbiosis to Enable Future Planetary Extravehicular Activity" Acta Astronautica, Vol. 66, Issues 3-4, February-March 2010, pp. 391-400 [paper: PDF; 385 Kb, 10 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Robotic Technologies for Space Assembly, Servicing, and Exploration" Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration, February 18, 2010

Martin F. Stoelen and David L. Akin, "Assessment of Fitts' Law for Quantifying Combined Rotational and Translational Movements" Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Volume 52, Number 1, February, 2010, pp. 63-77

Sharon M. Singer and David L. Akin, "Scheduling Robot Task Performance for a Cooperative Human and Robotic Team" Acta Astronautica, Vol. 66, Issues 1-2, January-February 2010, pp. 102-116 [paper: PDF; 1.1 Mb, 15 pgs.]

2009 Publications

David L. Akin, "Development of a Local Transportation Infrastructure for Human Lunar Exploration" AIAA-2009-6782, AIAA Space 2009 Conference and Exhibit, Pasadena, California, Sep. 14-17, 2009 [paper: PDF; 3.8 Mb; 12 pgs.]

David L. Akin, Massimiliano DiCapua, Adam Mirvis, and Omar Medina, "ECLIPSE: Design of a Minimum Functional Habitat for Initial Lunar Exploration" AIAA-2009-6754, AIAA Space 2009 Conference and Exhibit, Pasadena, California, Sep. 14-17, 2009 [paper: PDF; 2.5 Mb; 23 pgs.]

Shane E. Jacobs, Massimiliano Di Capua, and David L. Akin, "Neck-Entry Suitports: A Novel Concept Utilizing Morphing Upper Torso Technology" ICES 2009-01-2571, 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 2009 [paper: PDF; 4.0 Mb, 10 pgs.]

Sharon M. Singer and David L. Akin, "Role Definition and Task Allocation for a Cooperative EVA and Robotic Team" ICES 2009-01-2529, 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 2009 [paper: PDF; 483 Kb, 10 pgs.]

Syed-Ali A. Husain and David L. Akin, "Investigation of Life Support and Habitability Requirements for a Pressurized Lunar Rover" ICES 2009-01-2505, 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 2009 [paper: PDF; 1.4 Mb, 7 pgs.]

Shane E. Jacobs, Massimiliano Di Capua, Syed-Ali A. Husain, Adam Mirvis, and David L. Akin, "Neck-Entry Suitports: A Novel Concept Utilizing Morphing Upper Torso Technology" ICES 2009-01-2472, 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 2009 [paper: PDF; 1.7 Mb, 11 pgs.]

Massimiliano Di Capua, Adam Mirvis, Omar Medina, and David L. Akin, "Minimum Functionality Lunar Habitat Element Design: Definition of an Initial Human Establishment on the Moon" ICES 2009-01-2369, 39th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Savannah, GA, July 2009 [paper: PDF; 2.8 Mb, 22 pgs.]

David L. Akin, Massimiliano Di Capua, Adam D. Mirvis, Omar W. Medina, William Cannan, and Kevin Davis, Minimum Functionality Lunar Habitation Element, Final Report for NASA Grant NNJ08TA89C, University of Maryland Space Systems Laboratory, July, 2009.

Barrett E. Dillow, David L. Akin, and Craig R. Carignan, "Development and Testing of a Dexterous Manipulation Capability for Autonomous Undersea Vehicles" AIAA 2009-2003, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference and AIAA Unmanned/Unlimited Conference, Seattle, WA, April 2009 [paper: PDF; 2.4 Mb, 9 pgs.]

David L. Akin, "Integrating Dexterous Robotics into the Constellation Architecture: Challenges and Opportunities" AIAA 2009-1867, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference and AIAA Unmanned/Unlimited Conference, Seattle, WA, April 2009 [paper: PDF; 725 Kb, 11 pgs.]

2008 Publications

Shane E. Jacobs and David L. Akin, "Dynamic Analysis of an Adjustable Torso Design for a Planetary Pressure Suit" ICES 2008-01-1995, 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Francisco, CA, July 2008 [paper: PDF; 586 Kb, 9 pgs.]

Martin F. Stolen, Barrett Dillow, Shane E. Jacobs, and David L. Akin, "Interface for EVA Human-Machine Interaction" ICES 2008-01-1986, 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Francisco, CA, July 2008 [paper: PDF; 565 Kb, 11 pgs.]

Sharon M. Singer and David L. Akin, "Task Scheduling for Cooperative Human/Robotic Space Operations" ICES 2008-01-1985, 38th International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Francisco, CA, July 2008 [paper: PDF; 414 Kb, 10 pgs.]

David L. Akin, Craig R. Carignan, and Stephen R. Roderick, "Autonomous Dexterous Sampling: From the Arctic Ocean to Mars and Beyond"Earth-Space 2008 Conference, Long Beach, CA, March 2008 [paper: PDF; 2.7 Mb, 17 pgs.] [presentation slides: PDF; 8.7 Mb, 16 pgs.]

Development of a deep-sea robotic manipulator for autonomous sampling and retrieval
Lewandowski, C.; Akin, D.; Dillow, B.; Limparis, N.; Carignan, C.; Singh, H.; Sohn, R. Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, 2008. AUV 2008. IEEE/OES Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/AUV.2008.5290533 Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 1 - 6

Overcoming sensor noise for low-tolerance autonomous assembly
Sellner, B.; Heger, F.W.; Hiatt, L.M.; Melchior, N.A.; Roderick, S.; Akin, D.; Simmons, R.; Singh, S. Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008. IROS 2008. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/IROS.2008.4651163 Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 4017 - 4023

2007 Publications

David L. Akin and Shane Jacobs, "Investigations into Several Approaches to EVA-Robot Integration" 2007-01-3232, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 604 Kb]

Shane Jacobs, Elizabeth Benson, David Akin, "Kinematic Analysis of a Robotically Augmented Pressure Suit for Planetary Exploration" 2007-01-3171, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 378 Kb]

Agnieszka A. Koscielniak and David L. Akin, "Development and Testing of a Metabolic Workload Measuring System for Space Suits" 2007-01-3212, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 247 Kb]

Elizabeth Benson, Shane Jacobs, and David Akin, "Investigation of a Cable-Driven Parallel Mechanism for Pressure Suit Arm Resizing and Motion Assistance" 2007-01-3170, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 581 Kb]

John Mularski and David Akin, "Water Immersion Ballasted Partial Gravity for Lunar and Martian EVA Simulation" 2007-01-3145, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 322 Kb]

Craig M. Lewandowski and David L. Akin, "Development of a Single-Fluid Consumable Infrastructure for Portable Life Support Systems" 2007-01-3246, 37th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Chicago, IL, July 2007 [paper: PDF; 309 Kb]

L. Aksman, C. Carignan, and D. Akin, "Force Estimation Based Compliance Control of Harmonically Driven Manipulators", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Rome, Italy, April 2007 [paper: PDF: 6.1 Mb]

Force Estimation Based Compliance Control of Harmonically Driven Manipulators
Aksman, L.M.; Carignan, C.R.; Akin, D.L. Robotics and Automation, 2007 IEEE International Conference on Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ROBOT.2007.364126 Publication Year: 2007 , Page(s): 4208 - 4213

2006 Publications

David L. Akin, "Human/Robotic Systems to Enable In-Space Operations in the CEV Era" AIAA-2006-7390, AIAA Space 2006 Conference and Exhibit, San Jose, California, Sep. 19-21, 2006 [paper: PDF; 1.0 Mb]

Brian Roberts and David Akin, "Robotic Servicing of Hubble Space Telescope: Lessons Learned from a Short-Lived Program" AIAA-2006-7393, AIAA Space 2006 Conference and Exhibit, San Jose, California, Sep. 19-21, 2006 [paper: PDF; xx Kb]

David Akin, Brian Roberts, Stephen Roderick, Walter Smith, and Jean-Marc Henriette, "MORPHbots: Lightweight Modular Self-Reconfigurable Robotics for Space Assembly, Inspection, and Servicing" AIAA-2006-7408, AIAA Space 2006 Conference and Exhibit, San Jose, California, Sep. 19-21, 2006 [paper: PDF; 3.3 Mb]

Shane E. Jacobs, David L. Akin, Jeffrey R. Braden, and David Graziosi, "Morphing Upper Torso: A Novel Concept in EVA Suit Design" 2006-01-2142, 36th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Norfolk, VA, July 2006 [paper: PDF; 288 Kb]

Shane E. Jacobs, David L. Akin, and Jeffrey R. Braden, "System Overview and Operations of the MX-2 Neutral Buoyancy Space Suit Analogue" 2006-01-2287, 36th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Norfolk, VA, July 2006 [paper: PDF; 1.0 Mb]

2005 Publications

T. Herrmann and D. Akin, "A Critical Parameter Optimization of Launch Vehicle Costs" AIAA-2005-6680, Space 2005 Conference and Exhibit, Long Beach, California, Aug. 30-Sept.1, 2005 [paper: PDF; xx Kb]

David L. Akin and Mary L. Bowden, "A Small Pressurized Rover Concept for Extended Lunar and Mars Exploration" AIAA-2005-6737, Space 2005 Conference and Exhibit, Long Beach, California, Aug. 30-1, 2005 [paper: PDF; xx Kb]

David Graziosi, Jinny Ferl, W. Keith Splawn, David L. Akin, Emily Tai, Joseph J. Kosmo, and Amy J. Ross, "Human and Robotic Enabling Performance System Development and Testing" SAE 2005-01-2969, International Conference On Environmental Systems, Rome, Italy, July 2005

Elisa Shapiro and David Akin, "Survivability of Emergency Escape from a Simulated Shuttle Entry Trajectory" AIAA-2005-823, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Reno, Nevada, Jan. 10-13, 2005 [paper: PDF; xx Kb]

2004 Publications

S. Roderick, B. Roberts, E. Atkins, and D. Akin, "The Ranger Robotic Satellite Servicer and its Autonomous Software-Based Safety System" IEEE Intelligent Systems and Their Applications, Volume 19, Issue 5, Sept.-Oct. 2004 pp.12 - 19

The Ranger robotic satellite servicer and its autonomous software-based safety system
Roderick, S.; Roberts, B.; Atkins, E.; Akin, D. Intelligent Systems, IEEE Volume: 19 , Issue: 5 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/MIS.2004.53 Publication Year: 2004 , Page(s): 12 - 19

D. Akin and M. Bowden, "MORPHLAB: Modular Roving Planetary Habitat, Laboratory, and Base" AIAA-2004-6034, Space 2004 Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, California, Sep. 28-30, 2004

Jeffrey R. Braden and David L. Akin, "Design of a Modular Testbed for Advanced Space Suit Development Testing" AIAA-2004-5968, Space 2004 Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, California, Sep. 28-30, 2004

David L. Akin, "Robotic Servicing for Hubble Space Telescope and Beyond" AIAA-2004-6042, Space 2004 Conference and Exhibit, San Diego, California, Sep. 28-30, 2004

David L. Akin and Mary L. Bowden, "SCOUT: EVA Capabilities of the Space Construction and Orbital Utility Transport" 2004-01-2295, 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, July 2004 [paper: PDF; 1.8 Mb]

David L. Akin, "RoboSuit: Robotic Augmentations for Future Space Suits" 2004-01-2292, 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, July 2004 [paper: PDF; 2.2 Mb]

Jeffrey R. Braden and David L. Akin, "Development and Testing Update on the MX-2 Neutral Buoyancy Space Suit Analogue" 2004-01-2343, 34th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, July 2004 [paper: PDF; Mb]

David Akin, Brian Roberts, Walt Smith, and Brook Sullivan, "University of Maryland Concepts and Technologies for Robotic Servicing of Hubble Space Telescope" Presentation to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, April 2, 2004. [presentation slides: PDF - 33.8 Mb; PPT - 27.9 Mb] {Note - The original presentation was done in Keynote; some minor formatting errors are in the PowerPoint export files and have not been corrected.}

David L. Akin, "Flight-Ready Robotic Servicing for Hubble Space Telescope: A White Paper" Response to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center request for information on Hubble Space Telescope servicing, March 24, 2003. [paper: PDF; 2.5Mb]

David L. Akin, "Human-Robotic Cooperative Teams for Advanced Space Operations", ASCE Earth-Space 2004 Conference, Houston, TX, March 2004 [paper: PDF, 5.8 Mb]

2003 Publications

David L. Akin, Brian Roberts, Kristin Pilotte, and Meghan Baker, "Robotic Augmentation of EVA for Hubble Space Telescope Servicing" AIAA-2003-6274, AIAA Space 2003 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2003 [paper: PDF; 0.5 Mb][presentation: PPT;9.8 Mb]

David L. Akin and Mary L. Bowden, "Human-Robot Hybrids for Deep Space EVA: The Space Construction and Orbital Utility Transport Concept" AIAA-2003-6276, AIAA Space 2003 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2003 [paper: PDF; 0.5 Mb][presentation: PPT; 4.2 Mb]

David L. Akin, Meghan Baker, and Alexandra Langley, "Human-Robotic Teams: from Hubble to Mars and Beyond" NASA Goddard Systems Engineering Seminar, September 8, 2003.[presentation: PPT; 32 Mb]

David L. Akin and Jeffrey R. Braden, "Neutral Buoyancy Technologies for Extended Performance Evaluation of Space Suits" 2003-01-2415, 33rd International Conference on Environmental Systems, Vancouver, BC, July 2003 [paper: PDF; 1.3 Mb]

Craig R. Carignan and David L. Akin, "Using Robots for Astronaut Training" IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 23 no. 2, pp.46 - 59, April 2003.

2002 Publications

F. Adam Korona and David L. Akin, “Evaluation of a Hybrid Elastic EVA Glove” SAE Paper 2002-01-2311, 32nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Antonio, TX, July 2002 [paper: PDF; 0.6 Mb]

Jeffrey R., Braden and David L. Akin, “Development and Testing of a Space Suit Analogue for Neutral Buoyancy EVA Research” SAE Paper 2002-01-2364, 32nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Antonio, TX, July 2002 [paper: PDF; 0.6 Mb]

Julianne Zimmerman and David L. Akin, “Subject Effects Exhibited in Human Posture in Neutral Buoyancy and Parabolic Flight” SAE Paper 2002-01-2538, 32nd International Conference on Environmental Systems, San Antonio, TX, July 2002 [paper: PDF; 0.6 Mb]

David L. Akin and Mary L. Bowden, "EVA, Robotic, and Cooperative Assembly of Large Space Structures" Paper 14.0403, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, MT, March 2002

EVA, robotic, and cooperative assembly of large space structures
Akin, D.L.; Bowden, M.L. Aerospace Conference Proceedings, 2002. IEEE
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J. Corde Lane, Craig R. Carignan, Brook R. Sullivan, David L. Akin, Teresa Hunt, Rob Cohen, "Effects of Time Delay on Telerobotic Control of Neutral Buoyancy Vehicles" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, vol. 3, pp. 2874-2879, Washington, DC, May 2002

David L. Akin, Craig R. Carignan, Anthony W. Foster, "Development of a Four-Fingered Dexterous Robot End Effector For Space Operations"
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, vol. 3, pp. 2302-2308, Washington, DC, May 2002

2001 Publications

Brook R. Sullivan and David L. Akin, "A survey of serviceable spacecraft failures" AIAA-2001-4540, AIAA Space 2001 - Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, Aug. 28-30, 2001

David L. Akin, J. Corde Lane, Brian J. Roberts, and Steven R. Weisman, "Robotic Capabilities for Complex Space Operations" AIAA-2001-4538, AIAA Space 2001 Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, Aug. 28-30, 2001 [paper: PDF; 2.7 Mb, 11 pgs.]

C. Carignan, J. C. Lane, and D. Akin, "Controlling Robots On-Orbit", IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation Conference, Proceedings pp.314-319, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2001

Julianne Zimmerman and David L. Akin, "Effect of Orientation on Human Posture in Neutral Buoyancy and Parabolic Flight" SAE Paper 2001-01-2149, 31st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Orlando, FL, July 2001. [paper: PDF; 0.1 Mb]

Melissa H. Welsh and David L. Akin, "The Effects of Extravehicular Activity Gloves on Human Hand Performance" SAE Paper 2001-01-2164, 31st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Orlando, FL, July 2001. [paper: PDF; 3.3 Mb]

Lauren S. Shook and David L. Akin, "Evaluation of Various Hand Controllers for Use by a Space Suited Subject" SAE Paper 2001-01-2203, 31st International Conference on Environmental Systems, Orlando, FL, July 2001. [paper: PDF; 0.4 Mb]

C. Carignan, J. C. Lane, and D, "Control Architecture and Operator Interface for a Free-Flying Robotic Vehicles", Proc. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, Vol. 31C, No. 3, 327-336, Aug. 2001

Control architecture and operator interface for a free-flying robotic vehicle
Carignan, C.R.; Lane, J.C.; Akin, D.L. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C: Applications and Reviews, IEEE Transactions on Volume: 31 , Issue: 3 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/5326.971660 Publication Year: 2001 , Page(s): 327 - 336

David L. Akin, "Cooperative EVA/Telerobotic Surface Operations in Support of Exploration Science" Workshop on Science and the Human Exploration of Mars, Jan. 01, 2001, LPI-Contrib-1089, p. 92-118

2000 Publications

Craig R. Carignan and David L. Akin, “The Reaction Stabilization of On-Orbit Robots” IEEE Control Systems Magazine, Vol. 20 No. 6, pp.19-33, December, 2000

J. C. Lane, C. R. Carignan, and D. L. Akin, “Time Delay and Communications Bandwidth Limitation on Telerobotic Control” SPIE Telemanipulator and Telepresence VII Conference, 2000.

J. C. Lane, C. R. Carignan, and D. L. Akin, “Advanced Operator Interface Design for Complex Space Telerobots” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation: Vehicle Teleoperation Interfaces Workshop, San Francisco, CA, April 2000.

J. C. Lane, C. R. Carignan, and D. L. Akin, “Dynamic Tool Vectors for Robo-Centric Control” IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Proc. vol. 2, pp.1188 - 1193, San Francisco, CA, April 2000.

Stephen Roderick, Phil Churchill, Gardell Gefke and Dave Akin, “Design and Certification of a Total Computer-Based Hazard Control System for a Space Shuttle Payload” AIAA-2000-5078, AIAA Space 2000 Conference and Exposition, Long Beach, CA, Sept. 19-21, 2000

J. L. Parrish, D. L. Akin, and G. G. Gefke, “The Ranger Telerobotic Shuttle Experiment: Implications for Operational EVA/Robotic Cooperation” SAE Paper 2000-01-2358, 30th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Toulouse, France, July 10-13, 2000

D. L. Akin, “EVA and Dexterous Robotics: Partnerships for Effective Space Operations” Robotics 2000: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference and Exposition/Demonstration on Robotics for Challenging Situations and Environments, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 27-Mar. 2, 2000, p. 198-205

D. L. Akin, “Long-Range Transport Vehicles for the Human Exploration of Mars” ASCE Space 2000 Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2000.

D. L. Akin, “Dexterous Robots for Future Space Operations: The Ranger Telerobotics Shuttle Experiment and Follow-ons” SAE Robotics in Challenging Environments, 2000

D. L. Akin, “Development and Testing of a Mechanical Counterpressure Space Suit Glove” NASA Space Human Factors Engineering Principal Investigators Meeting, Houston, TX, Jan. 2000

Y. Kajihara, D. L. Akin, and S. Weisman, “Work Capabilities of Human Beings in Microgravity” Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, Vol. 42 No. 138, Feb. 2000, p. 176-181

1999 Publications

C. Carignan, J. C. Lane, and D. Akin, "A Robot-Centered Kinematics Architecture for Free-Flying Robots", IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation, submitted October 1999

C. Carignan, J.C. Lane, and D. Akin, "Real-Time Simulation of a Free-Flying Robotic Vehicle", AIAA-1999-4345, AIAA Modeling and Simulation Technologies Conference and Exhibit, Portland, OR, Aug. 9-11, 1999

L. S. Shook and D. L. Akin, “Development and Testing of a Space Suit Simulator for Neutral Buoyancy” SAE 1999-01-1968, 29th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Denver, CO, July 12-15, 1999

B. J. Roberts and D. L. Akin, “Weightless Testing of a “Ratchetless” Extravehicular Activity Wrench” SAE 1999-01-2036, 29th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Denver, CO, July 12-15, 1999

An astronaut assistant rover for Martian surface exploration
AU: Author
Weisman, Steven; Theobald, Debbie; Roderick, Stephen; Roberts,
Brian; Amato, Debbie; Foster, Tony; Henshaw, Glen; Horlick, David;
Korona, Adam; Akin, David
AF: Affiliation
Maryland, Univ., College Park [Weisman; Theobald; Roderick;
Roberts; Amato; Foster; Henshaw; Horlick; Korona; Akin]
AV: Availability
AIAA Dispatch; Voice: 800 662 1545; Fax: 816 926 8794; E-Mail:
dispatch@aiaa.org
SO: Source
Annual HEDS-UP (Human Exploration and Development of
Space-University Partners) Forum, 2nd, Houston, TX, May 6, 7,
1999, Proceedings (A00-26705 06-12), Houston, TX, Lunar and
Planetary Institute (LPI Contribution, No. 979), 1999, p. 165-180

MERLIN: Martian Exploratory Rover for Long-range INvestigation
AU: Author
Henriette, Jean-Marc; Patel, Kevin; Brenza, Michelle; Gelchion,
Donna; Shaiou, Wei; Potocko, Joshua; Watkins, Christopher; Marsh,
Kevin; Zuniga, Patricia; Kothari, Kamini; Stachel, Sofia; Turner,
Melissa; Hughes, Lee; Radcliff, E Grant; Akin, David; Bowden,
Mary; Shook, Lau
AF: Affiliation
Maryland Univ., College Park, MD United States [Henriette]
SO: Source
NASA no. 19990025837. HEDS-UP Mars Exploration Forum
RP: Report Number
NASA no. 19990025837

1998 Publications

H. K. Magazu, M. J. Lewis, and D. L. Akin, “Aerothermodynamics of a ParaShield Reentry Vehicle” Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, Vol. 35 No. 4, July-August 1998, p. 434-441

D. L. Akin, “Experimental Investigation of Cooperative Human/Robotic Roles in Extravehicular Operations” SAE 981699, 28th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Danvers, MA, July 13-16, 1998

E. A. Sorenson, R. M. Sanner, R. D. Howard, and D. L. Akin, “Design and Preliminary Test Results from a Second Generation Power-Assisted Space Suit Glove Joint” SAE 981674, 28th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Danvers, MA, July 13-16, 1998

1997 Publications

C. Carignan and D. Akin, "Actively Controlled Mockups for EVA Training in Neutral Buoyancy", Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Orlando, Oct. 12-15, 1997, Proceedings: Vol. 3, p. 2369-2374

Actively controlled mock-ups for EVA training in neutral buoyancy
Carignan, C.R.; Akin, D.L. Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 1997. Computational Cybernetics and Simulation., 1997 IEEE International Conference on Volume: 3 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICSMC.1997.635281 Publication Year: 1997 , Page(s): 2369 - 2374 vol.3

J. Corde Lane, Craig R. Carignan, and David L. Akin, "Reconfigurable Control Station Design for Robotic Operations" Proceedings of the 1997 IEEE Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Orlando, FL, Oct. 12-15, 1997, Proceedings: Vol. 4, p. 3722-3727.

C. Carignan and D. Akin, "Obtaining Impedance Objectives in Robot Teleoperation", Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Albuquerque, April 20-25, 1997 Proceedings: Vol. 4, p. 3487-3492.

Achieving impedance objectives in robot teleoperation
Carignan, C.R.; Akin, D.L. Robotics and Automation, 1997. Proceedings., 1997 IEEE International Conference on Volume: 4 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ROBOT.1997.606875 Publication Year: 1997 , Page(s): 3487 - 3492 vol.4

Sorenson, E. A., Sanner, R. M., Howard, R. D., et al. "Development of a Power-Assisted Space Suit Glove" SAE 972323, 27th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Lake Tahoe, NV, 1997

J. Zimmerman and D. L. Akin, "Effect of Vision on Reduced Gravity Posture" SAE 972406, 27th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Lake Tahoe, NV, July 14-17, 1997.

J. Zimmerman and D. Akin, “Effect of Orientation on Human Posture in Neutral Buoyancy and Parabolic Flight.” Paper #456, XVIth International Society of Biomechanics Congress. 1997

J. Zimmerman and D. Akin,. “The Influence of Vision on Human Postural Maintenance in Neutral Buoyancy and Parabolic Flight Microgravity Simulation Environments.” 27th International Conference on Environmental Systems,. Lake Tahoe, NV, 1997

Ranniger, C., and Akin, D. "EMG Mean Power Frequency Determination Using Wavelet Analysis" IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Conference, October-November, 1997

EMG mean power frequency determination using wavelet analysis
Ranniger, C.U.; Akin, D.L. Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 1997. Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Volume: 4 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/IEMBS.1997.757017 Publication Year: 1997 , Page(s): 1589 - 1592 vol.4

Ranniger, C., and Akin, D. Quantification of Muscle Fatigue and Joint Position of the Hand During EVA Simulation Operations" SAE 972322, 27th International Conference on Environmental Systems, July, 1997

Lane, J. Corde and David L. Akin"Stereopsis and Motion Parallax Cues in Virtual Reality Control Applications". HCI International '97 Proceedings. 1997

Sell, S. W. and Akin, D. L. "Design of a Low-Cost Attitude Determination and Control System for a Free-Flying Satellite Servicer" Paper No. AAS 97-003, 20th Annual AAS Guidance and Control Conference, Breckenridge, CO, 1997. Also in Proceedings of the 20th Annual AAS Rocky Mountain Guidance and Control Conference (A97-32906 08-12), Univelt, Inc. (Advances in the Astronautical Sciences. Vol. 94), 1997, p. 23-40.

Ranniger, C., Akin, D. "The Joint Angle and Muscle Signature (JAMS) System - Current Uses and Future Applications" IAA/NASA 12th Man in Space Symposium, Washington, DC, June, 1997

D. Akin, "Cooperative Roles for Humans and Telerobotics in Space Operations" IAA/NASA 12th Man in Space Symposium, Washington, DC, June, 1997

David L. Akin, "Space Suits as Intelligent Systems" IEEE Wearable Computers Conference, Memphis, TN, Jan. 1997

1996 Publications

David L. Akin and Butler Hine, "Virtual Reality Control of On-Orbit Spacecraft" SAE 961583, 26th International Conference on Environmental Systems, Monterey, CA, July 1996

C. U. Ranniger, D. L. Akin, C. G. Henshaw, S. W. Sell, and E. A. Sorenson, "Joint Angle and Muscle Fatigue Detection in the Hand during EVA Simulation Operations" AIAA 96-4222, AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference, Huntsville, AL, Sept. 1996

D. L. Akin, C. U. Ranniger, and M. DeLevie, "Development and Testing of an EVA Simulation System for Neutral Buoyancy Operations" AIAA 96-4223, AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference, Huntsville, AL, Sept. 1996

David L. Akin, "University Space Flight Programs: Three Case Studies" NASA Symposium on Small Spacecraft Missions, Greenbelt, MD, Oct. 1996

David L. Akin and Claudia U. Ranniger, "Development of a Pressure Suit Simulation System for Neutral Buoyancy Operations" Proceedings of Space '96: Fifth International Conference on Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space, Albuquerque, NM, June 1996, p. 552-558

Joe C. Parrish and David L. Akin, "Ranger Telerobotic Flight Experiment" Proceedings of Robotics for Challenging Environments II, Albuquerque, NM, June 1996

1995 Publications

Thomas C. Taylor, Charles Cook, David Nixon, and David Akin, "Commercial Development Scenarios for Space Nuclear Power in Space" IAF Paper 95-R106, 46th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Oslo, Norway, Oct. 2-6, 1995.

David L. Akin, "Space Telerobotics: Challenges and Opportunities" Maryland Space Business Roundtable, Greenbelt, MD, Sept. 1995

C. U. Ranniger, E. A. Sorenson, and D. L. Akin, "Development and Applications of a Self-Contained, Non-Invasive EVA Joint Angle and Muscle Fatigue Sensor System" AIAA 95-1046, AIAA Life Sciences and Space Medicine Conference, Houston, April 1995

D. L. Akin, "Per Aquam Ad Astra: Developing a Single Telerobotic System for Two Unique Environments" Proceedings of the ANS 6th Topical Meeting on Robotics and Remote Systems, Monterey, February 1995

Operator interface testing of a space telerobotic system
Sorenson, E.A.; Akin, D.L. Systems, Man and Cybernetics, 1995. Intelligent Systems for the 21st Century., IEEE International Conference on Volume: 5 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ICSMC.1995.538427 Publication Year: 1995 , Page(s): 4065 - 4072 vol.5

1994 Publications

D. L. Akin and J. C. Parrish, "Development Status of the Ranger Telerobotic Flight Experiment" AIAA 94-4562, AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference, Huntsville, AL, September 27-29, 1994

D. Akin, D. Schmidt, and J. Barlow, "Developing a New Curriculum for Aerospace Engineering" Annual Meeting of the American Society of Engineering Education, Edmonton, Alberta, June 1994.

T. Rise and D. L. Akin, "Parametric Testing for Determination of Hybrid Rocket Engine Development" AIAA-1994-3017, 30th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Indianapolis, IN, June 27-29, 1994.

R. Cohen and D. L. Akin, "Development of an Interchangeable End Effector Mechanism for the Ranger Telerobotic Vehicle" NASA-CP-3260, NASA Lewis Research Center, 28th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium, Cleveland, OH, May 1994.

D. L. Akin, "Ranger and the Future of Satellite Servicing" AIAA/NASA Conference on Intelligent Robotics in Field, Factory, Service, and Space, Houston, TX, March 1994

D. L. Akin, "Telerobotics for NASA Exploration Missions" Workshop on Future Applications of Robotics Technologies, Alexandria, VA, February 1994

1993 Publications

D. Akin and R. Howard, "The Role of Free-Flight in Space Telerobotic Operations" Proceedings of the 1993 International Conference on Advanced Robotics, Tokyo, Japan, November 1993

D. L. Akin, "The Ranger Telerobotic Flight Experiment" NASA Workshop on Small Expendable Launch Vehicle-based In-Space Operations, Hampton, VA, October 1993

R. M. Cohen and D. L. Akin, "The Role of a Supplemental Camera Platform in Remotely Operated Spacecraft Docking", Teleoperations '93, New York, NY, October 1993

R. Miller and D. Akin, "Optimization of Assembly and Transport Strategies for Space Structures" IAF-93-U.2.548, 44th Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Graz, Austria, October 1993

D. L. Akin and E. A. Sorenson, "Comparative Results in Teleoperated and EVA Structural Assembly", AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, AL, Sept. 21-23, 1993

D. L. Akin and P. J. Churchill, "Robotics architectures for telerobotic flight operations" AIAA Paper 93-4306, AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference and Exhibit, Huntsville, AL, Sept. 21-23, 1993.

S. E. Hall, M. J. Lewis, and D. L. Akin, "Design of a high density cold gas attitude control system" AIAA 93-2583, 29th Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Monterey, CA, June 28-30, 1993.

D. L. Akin, M. J. Lewis, T. Rice, and W. Vincent, "Design of an Innovative University Launch Vehicle" AIAA 93-1012, AIAA 1993 Aerospace Design Conference, Irvine, CA, February 1993

D. L. Akin and R. D. Howard, "Potential roles for EVA and telerobotics in a unified worksite" N93-32097, The Sixth Annual Workshop on Space Operations Applications and Research, NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center,

1992 Publications

D. Akin, R. Howard, J. Smith, J. Graves, and G. Gefke, "Development of a Low-Cost Free-Flying Telerobotic Space Flight Vehicle" IAF-92-0810, 43rd Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Washington, DC, September 1992.

D. L. Akin and R. D. Howard, "Telerobotic Operations Testing in Neutral Buoyancy Simulation" RPI Conference on Space Robotics, 1992

Telerobotic Operations Testing in Neutral Buoyancy Simulation
Akin, D.L.; Howard, R.D. Intelligent Robotic Systems for Space Exploration, 1992. Proceedings. Fourth Annual Conference on Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/IRSSE.1992.671831 Publication Year: 1992 , Page(s): 42 - 49

R. D. Howard and D. L. Akin, "Manipulator Design and Development for the Ranger Satellite Servicing Vehicle" 26th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium, Greenbelt, Md., May 1992

D. Akin, R. Howard, and E. Sorenson, "Telerobotic interactions in an EVA worksite" AIAA-1992-1575, AIAA Space Programs and Technologies Conference, Huntsville, AL, March 24-27, 1992.

D. L. Akin, R. D. Howard, J. A. Smith, and J. D. Graves, "Design evolution of a telerobotic servicer through neutral buoyancy simulation" AIAA-1992-1016, AIAA Aerospace Design Conference, Irvine, CA, Feb 3-6, 1992.

1991 Publications

Project Artemis
AU: Author
BIRCHENOUGH, SHAWN; KATO, DENISE; KENNEDY, FRED; AKIN, DAVID
AF: Affiliation
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge.
AV: Availability
NTIS HC/MF A14
SO: Source
USRA, Proceedings of the 6th Annual Summer Conference: NASA/USRA
University Advanced Design Program p 123-127 (SEE N91-18121 10-12)

D. L. Akin and R. D. Howard, "Neutral Buoyancy Simulation of Space Telerobotics Operations" SPIE Cooperative Intelligent Robotics in Space II, Boston, November 1991

Telerobotic capabilities for space operations
AU: Author
AKIN, DAVID L
AF: Affiliation
Maryland, University College Park [AKIN]
CA: Corporate Author
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
SO: Source
Cooperative intelligent robotics in space; Proceedings of the
Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 6, 7, 1990 (A92-51701 22-54).
Bellingham, WA, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation
Engineers, 1991, p. 359-364.

M. J. Lewis and D. L. Akin, "Design of a High L/D Reentry Flight Experiment" 42nd Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Montreal, Canada, Oct. 1991.

1990 Publications

D. L. Akin, "Telerobotic Capabilities for Space Operations" SPIE Conference on Cooperative Intelligent Robotics in Space, Boston, MA, Nov. 1990.

D. L. Akin, "Cooperative EVA/Telerobotic Servicing of the Hubble Space Telescope: Results from Neutral Buoyancy Simulation" International Symposium on Automation, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence in Space, Kobe, Japan, Sept. 1990.

D. L. Akin, "Design of a Low-Cost Expendable Mini-Telerobotic Servicer" 4th Annual USU/AIAA Conference on Small Satellites, Logan, Utah, Aug. 1990.

D. L. Akin, "The ParaShield Entry Vehicle Concept: Basic Theory and Flight Test Development" 4th Annual USU/AIAA Conference on Small Satellites, Logan, Utah, Aug. 27-30,1990.

R. M. Sanner and D. L. Akin, "Closed-Loop Control Applications of Back-Propagation Neural Networks" Control Systems Magazine, April 1990.

Neuromorphic pitch attitude regulation of an underwater telerobot
Sanner, R.M.; Akin, D.L.
Control Systems Magazine, IEEE
Volume 10, Issue 3, Apr 1990 Page(s):62 - 68

John R. Spofford and David L. Akin, "Redundancy Control of a Free-flying Telerobot" AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, vol.13 no.3 (pp. 515-523).

David L. Akin, "Telerobotic Capabilities for Space Station Operations" Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Space II; Proceedings of ASCE Space 90, the Second International Conference, Albuquerque, NM, Apr. 22-26, 1990.

1989 Publications

D. Cousins and D. L. Akin, "Moments Applied in the Manual Assembly of Space Structures: EASE Biomechanics Results from STS-61B" Acta Astronautica, Vol. 19, No. 12, 1989.

C. R. Kurtzman and D. L. Akin, "The MFIVE Space Station Crew Activity Scheduler and Stowage Logistics Clerk" AIAA-1989-3118, AIAA Computers in Aerospace Conference, Monterey, California, October 3-5, 1989

D. L. Akin, J. C. Hedgecock, and E. A. Sorenson, "Experimental Results of Integrated EVA/Telerobotic Work Sites" NASA Space Operations and Robotics Workshop, Houston, Texas, July 1989

D. L. Akin and R. M. Sanner, "Closed-Loop Control Applications of Back-Propagation Neural Networks" Automatic Control Conference, June 1989

C.R. Carignan and D.L. Akin, "Optimal Force Distribution for Two-Arm Transport of a Payload in Zero-Gravity" Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control

D. Cousins and D. L. Akin, "Moments Applied in the Rotation of Massive Objects in Shuttle Extravehicular Activity" AIAA Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, vol. 26 no. 4 (pp.293-294), 1989.

1988 Publications

D. L. Akin, "A Design Methodology for Neutral Buoyancy Simulation of Space Operations" AIAA-1988-4628, AIAA Flight Simulation Technologies Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Sept. 7-9, 1988

C.R. Carignan and D.L. Akin, "Cooperative Control of Two Arms in the Transport of an Inertial Load in Zero-Gravity" IEEE Journal of Automation and Robotics, vol. 4 no. 4, Aug. 1988, p. 414-419

Cooperative control of two arms in the transport of an inertial load in zero gravity
Carignan, C.R.; Akin, D.L. Robotics and Automation, IEEE Journal of Volume: 4 , Issue: 4 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/56.806 Publication Year: 1988 , Page(s): 414 - 419

C. R. Carignan and D. L. Akin, "Tracking and Stationkeeping for Free-Flying Robots Using Sliding Surfaces" 1988 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Automation, April 1988, Proceedings: Volume 2, p. 969-974.

David Akin and John Spofford, "Redundancy control of a free-flying telerobot" AIAA-1988-4094, AIAA Guidance, Navigation and Control Conference, Minneapolis, MN, Aug 15-17, 1988

EASE (Experimental Assembly of Structures in EVA) overview of
selected results
AU: Author
AKIN, DAVID L
AF: Affiliation
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Space Systems Lab.
AV: Availability
NTIS HC A14/MF A01
SO: Source
NASA. Langley Research Center, Hampton, Va. Space Construction p
199-227 (SEE N88-10870 02-18)

1987 Publications

D. L. Akin, R. A. Mills, and M. L. Bowden, "Final Report of the Structural Assembly Demonstration Experiment" NASA CR-179205, SSL Report 16-87, July 1987

AKIN, DAVID L; MILLS, RAYMOND A; BOWDEN, MARY L
AF: Affiliation
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Space Systems Lab.
AV: Availability
NTIS HC A07/MF A01
RP: Report Number
NASA-CR-179205; NAS 1.26:179205; SSL-16-87

Structural assembly demonstration experiment, phase 1 (Final
Report, Jul. 1981 - Apr. 1982)
AU: Author
AKIN, DAVID L; BOWDEN, MARY L; MILLER, RENE H
AF: Affiliation
Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Dept. of Aeronautics and
Astronautics.
AV: Availability
CASI HC A04/MF A01
RP: Report Number
NASA-CR-193967; NAS 1.26:193967; SSL-10-83

D. L. Akin, "The Roles of Humans and Machines in Space" Human Factors in Automated and Robotic Space Systems Proceedings of a National Research Council Symposium, Jan. 1987

D.L. Akin, "Telerobotics: Neutral Buoyancy Simulation of Space Applications" Undersea Teleoperators and Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, MIT Sea Grant, January, 1987

Human factors issues in space station operation
Akin, D.; Culbert, C. Robotics and Automation. Proceedings. 1987 IEEE International Conference on Volume: 4 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ROBOT.1987.1088036 Publication Year: 1987 , Page(s): 137

1986 Publications

D.L. Akin, "Quantifying Human Performance in Space Operations," XXXVII Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, IAF 86-24 Innsbruck, Austria, October 1986.

D. L. Akin, "Experimental Assembly of Structures in EVA: Overview of Selected Results" NASA Conference on Space Construction, Aug. 1986

C. R. Kurtzman, D. L. Akin, D. Kranzler, and E. Erlanson, "Study of On-board Expert Systems to Augment Space Shuttle and Space Station Autonomy", NASA CR-176958, July 1986

M. F. Card, W. L. Heard, and D. L. Akin, "Construction and Control of Large Space Structures" Israel Annual Conference on Aviation and Astronautics, Tel Aviv, Israel, February 1986

Parametric testing of space teleoperators through neutral buoyancy simulation
Akin, D. Robotics and Automation. Proceedings. 1986 IEEE International Conference on Volume: 3 Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/ROBOT.1986.1087551 Publication Year: 1986 , Page(s): 807

1985 Publications

David L. Akin, John R. Spofford, and Herbert E. M. Viggh, "Integrated Systems Tests of Space Teleoperator Concepts in the Neutral Buoyancy Environment" International Conference on Vehicular Human Factors, Amalfi, Italy 1985

D.L. Akin, "Telepresence Systems: Analysis and Neutral Buoyancy Verification," Rendezvous and Proximity Operations Workshop, NASA Johnson Space Center, February 1985

1984 Publications

D.L. Akin, M.L. Bowden, and J.R. Spofford, "Neutral Buoyancy Evaluation of Technologies for Space Station External Operations," XXXV Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, IAF 84-38 Lausanne, Switzerland, October 1984.

J.R. Spofford and D.L. Akin, "Results of the MIT Beam Assembly Teleoperator and Integrated Control Station," AIAA 84-1890, Proceedings of the AIAA Guidance and Control Conference, Seattle, Washington, August 1984.

1983 Publications

D.L. Akin, M.L. Minsky, E.D. Thiel, and C.R. Kurtzman, "Space Applications of Automation, Robotics and Machine Intelligence Systems (ARAMIS) - Phase II," Vol. 1-3 NASA Contractor Reports no. 3734-6, for Contract NAS8-34381, Oct. 1983

D. L. Akin, R. D. Howard, and J. S. Oliveria, "Human Factors in Space Telepresence" NASA CR-173420, Oct. 1983

D. L. Akin, M. L. Bowden, and J. W. Mar, "Manned Assembly of Space Structures" NASA Large Space Antenna Systems Technology Conference, 1983

1982 Publications

D.L. Akin and M.L. Bowden, "EVA Capabilities for the Assembly of Large Space Structures" XXXI Congress of the Int. Astronautical Federation, IAF 82-393, Paris, Sept. 1982

D. L. Akin and M. L. Bowden, "Structural Assembly Demonstration Experiment (SADE) Experiment Design" NASA Large Space Systems Technology Conference, 1982

1981 Publications

David L. Akin, "A Systems Analysis of Space Industrialization" M.I.T. Sc.D. Thesis, August, 1981

1980 Publications

R. H. Miller, D. B. S. Smith, D. L. Akin, and M. L. Bowden, "Men or Machines to Build in Space" Astronautics and Aeronautics, vol 18, Oct. 1980

D. L. Akin, "Construction in Space - Neutral Buoyancy Simulation of EVA Assembly" AIAA Student Journal, vol. 18, Summer 1980

D.L. Akin and M.L. Bowden, "Assembly of Large Space Structures: Simulation in Neutral Buoyancy and Parabolic Flight" AIAA 81-0436, Feb.1980

R.H. Miller and D.L. Akin, "Logistics Costs of Solar Power Satellites" Space Solar Power Review, vol. 1, 1980

1979 Publications

R.H. Miller and D.L. Akin, "Space-Manufactured Satellite Power Systems" Journal of Energy, vol.3, no. 6, Nov-Dec., 1979

M.L. Bowden and D.L. Akin, "Underwater Simulation of Human Dynamics and Productivities in Extra-Vehicular Assembly" IAF 79-109, XXVIII Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Munich, Germany, September 1979

D.L. Akin, "Optimization of Space Manufacturing Systems" AIAA 79-1394, May, 1979.

R. H. Miller and D. L. Akin, "Space-Manufactured Satellite Power Systems" AIAA Journal of Energy, vol.3 no.6 (pp. 373-375), 1979.

1978 Publications

R.H. Miller and D.L. Akin, "Logistics Costs of Solar Power Satellites" IAF 78-186, XXVII Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, Oct. 1978.

D.L. Akin, "Some Applications of Nonstationary Geosynchronous Orbits" AIAA 78-1407, AIAA Astrodynamics Conference, Palo Alto, CA, Aug., 1978

1976 Publications

A.J. Legendre and D.L. Akin, "Grappling Aid Analysis for Shuttle Remote Manipulator Systems Operations" NASA JSC 11875, Nov., 1976

D.B.S. Smith, ed., A System Design for a Prototype Space Colony, M.I.T., 1976 (Chapter 9 - "Transportation, Scheduling, and Cost" - also docking port design and systems definition)

D.L. Akin, et. al., "A Mobility Pack for Astronauts" 1976 Bendix Design Competition, May, 1976

1975 Publications

C. Whitney and D.L. Akin, "Analytical Techniques for Approximate Optimization of Sequential SRA Maneuvers" Draper Lab Report R-919, 1975

D.L. Akin, "Design Development and Analysis of a Dual Mode Free Piston Jet Engine with Applications to Light Aircraft", S.M. Thesis, M.I.T., June, 1975