(TOP) CHIMPANZEE IN A TEST BOX DESIGNED FOR SPACE FLIGHT (BOTTOM) ROBOT MARK I (RADIO ELECTRONICS) 1971
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi (1924 – 2005)
- 35.5 x 53 CM
- Accession number
Top: Ham and Enos at practice.
Both later flew in space.
Bottom: Mobile replacement for man in dangerous areas; is completely remote controlled, lifts, moves, places, takes apart units up to 1,500 lbs. Hears all, sees all, uses wrenches, screwdrivers, hammers, shears. Operating range limited to 200 feet by length of control cable. Hughes Aircraft developed Mobot for AEC Contractor Sandia Corporation.
Portfolio notes, 1971