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LOCKHEED ENGINEERING & SCIENCES CO, Houston, TX
June 1987 October 1990

Senior Associate Engineer

Major Accomplishments 

  • Developed a low-level I/O communications software (in C) on APA512S machine vision processor and a PC to provide interface with vision subsystems of Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) Retriever.

  • Supported EVA Retriever's vision perception group. The retriever is a robot designed and built at JSC/NASA to retrieve free-flying objects in space, like an astronaut and a tool, during an EVA. Procured vision-related hardware, like APA512S machine vision processor and a computer-controlled turn-table, for the EVA Retriever.

  • Project Leader: Developed methodology and demonstrated the Position Reference System (PRS) to JSC/NASA successfully. PRS was designed to test and calibrate a Laser Docking Sensor by using CCD cameras as sensors. This project generated four technical reports and one technical publication.