|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||296/136 ; 135/088.05 ; 901/01|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 22 인용 특허 : 5|
Method of protecting a planetary rover vehicle, that travels in a manner that is at least partially autonomous, against an exterior environment that has become hostile wherein the vehicle takes shelter and emerges from shelter against the exterior environment of its own accord, respectively in response to first and second events delimiting a period in which the exterior environment is hostile. The vehicle is therefore isolated from the exterior environment during this period.
[ There is claimed:] [1.] Method of protecting a planetary rover vehicle, adapted to travel in a manner that is at least partially autonomous, against an exterior environment that has become hostile wherein said vehicle takes shelter and emerges from shelter of its own accord, said method comprising the steps of:a) sensing a first event representative of hostility in said exterior environment;b) causing said vehicle to take shelter in response to said first event thereby isolating said vehicle from said exterior environment during hostility in said exter...