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Space Systems Lab
University of Maryland Multimode Proximity Operations Device

  • Full 6DOF motion base
  • Full state feedback through acoustic-based sensor system
  • Probe-drogue docking system
  • On-board cockpit for direct flight control
  • Past achievements: comparison of onboard and remote control of free-flying vehicles; demonstration of Astronaut Support Vehicle concept; test application of adaptive neural network control system; full 6DOF closed-loop control; autonomous approach and docking


The lead engineer for MPOD is Glen Henshaw

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