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Release on updated images of Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball" (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 2)

Last Updated: August 3, 2017

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has disclosed "Int-Ball Letter" Vol. 2 in which the latest video of the Kibo's internal drone on the International Space Station is presented.

The Int-Ball project adopts an optical navigation technology called "Phenox" developed by the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Tokyo, and body control using a 3-axis reaction wheel developed by the Research and Development Directorate of JAXA.

This time, we will introduce how Int-Ball checks its location and direction inside "Kibo".

JEM Internal Ball Camera (Int-Ball) (1m38s) (Credit:JAXA)

See here for the Int-Ball Letter Vol. 1: 
Release on updated images of Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball" (Int-Ball Letter Vol. 1)
See here for further information on Int-Ball and the first disclosures of images: 
First disclosure of images taken by the Kibo's internal drone "Int-Ball"
See here for further information on the Miniaturized Attitude Control Sensors and Actuators in an All-in-one Module installed in the Int-Ball: 
JAXA Research and Development Directorate

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