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Title: Bio-Inspired Engineering of Exploration Systems
Url: http://www.techbriefs.com/component/content/article/961
Creator: Thakoor, Sarita
Publisher: Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Description: A NASA technology brief from May 2003 discusses efforts to combine characteristics of several different species into one artificial creation to optimally serve the purposes of a mission. There is also a very interesting graph which illustrates three different types of mobility used in space craft inspired by insects and birds.
LC Classification: Science -- Physiology -- Animal biochemistry -- Special topics, A-Z -- Biomimetics
Science -- Science (General) -- Cybernetics -- Self-organizing systems. Conscious automata -- Artificial intelligence
Science -- Science (General) -- Research -- Astronautics in science
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Research -- Equipment. Laboratories
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Space vehicles. Spaceships
Technology -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics. -- Motor vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics -- Astronautics. Space travel -- Specific aspects of space vehicles -- Design and construction
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Space sciences
Date Issued: 2003-05-01
Resource Type: Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
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Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
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Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-04 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-10-30 14:17:22 (W3C-DTF)
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