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DLR Light-Weight Robot 1 (1995)
The researchers at the Institute for Robotics and Mechatronics have developed the first robotic system which flew in space. However, the robot, which was developed by Dornier, was not able to move its own weight on earth. For training astronauts, a light, flexible robot was needed. That was the point of time when the idea was born to develop the first light-weight robot (LWR I). Although the development was pushed by space robotic requirements, the light-weight robot had its breakthrough with terrestrial applications.
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Light - Weight Robots
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