AI enabled Robotics
How does artificial intelligence enable space robotics and allow for space exploration via autonomous robots? What role does the construction and the material of the intelligent systems play in this context. With its Space Exploration Hall and the Research Team Space, the Robotics Innovation Center of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) has been proving its expertise in space research for years. Exploration robots, remote-controlled rovers and robot arms for the installation of satellite mirrors are some of the major contributions that artificial intelligence and robotics have to offer for the exploration of the cosmos. But how is it guaranteed that these technologies will work under adverse conditions, in weightlessness and on foreign planets?
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Frank Kirchner is the Executive Director of the DFKI Bremen and head of the Robotics Innovation Center.