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Testing

 

The AERCam sled produces a cushion of air to float the free-flyer on an airbearing table, which simulates microgravity.

airbearing operator

Air-Bearing Table
Demonstration
Capabilities

1: Manual 3-DOF Control

2: Manual 3-DOF Control with Automatic Attitude Hold

3: Relative Navigation with Indoor Navigation System

4: Automatic Translation Hold (ATH) with

    Indoor Navigation System

5: Automatic Point to Point Maneuvering in 3-DOF

Airbearing Test Videos

Lateral Movement
Rotation
Operator View

airbearing setup
airbearing operator
   
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