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1995, p. 90. Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved. html TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES cameras and other sensors. This method proved to be extremely challenging and required a crew that had not only “a knowledge of control techniques and skills, but also definite psychophysical qualities: a capacity for prolonged attention, speed in reaction and in processing information, long-term and current memory, acuteness of vision and hearing . . ”5 Longer lags in communications make this method of operation highly impractical for use beyond the Moon.
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