ASTRO - B

NASA Sponsored Design Project

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Project Overview

This is a collaborative project of Industrial Design and a UX/UI Design project sponsored by NASA. The goal of this project is to reimagine the Astro-B robot in the future. Astro-B is a free-flying robot that currently assists the life of astronauts in the International Space Station. The future Astro-B is redesigned to be a future space travel robot to assist tourists in the International Space Station.

Project Type: Product, UX/UI Design, Industrial Design 
Role: UX Research, Visual Design,    
Duration: Feb  - May 2021   
Tool: Figma, Adobe XD, InVision, Adobe Illustrator, CAD, Photoshop

Ideation

In the team of the UX Design and the industrial design, HOW MIGHT WE questions are used to discover the pain points of the users.

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Problem

Space tourism can be more accessible. Space tourism needs a personal tour guide. Space travelers need mental and physical support during the trip. Space tourism can be expanded to travel with purpose, such as a scientific research method.

Solution

Create Astro-B as an assistant smart robot for space tourists as a tour guide with a variety of interactive features to enhance their quality of life during their trip.

User Persona

Based on user research, a user story and pain points are addressed.

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About Astro-B

According to the pain points, the solutions are iterated in different features: Astro Tour, Astro Life, Astro Imaging, Astro Body, Astro Mood, Astro Store, and Maintenance.

Low-Fidelity Prototypes
 

There are seven features in Astro-B. Each feature has unique user interface design. All the wireframes are available in the Full Version File.

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Branding

The style guide includes the chosen typography, colors, and logos. 

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High-Fidelity Prototypes
 

There are seven features in Astro-B. Each feature has unique user interface design. All the wireframes are available in the Full Version File. 

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Mockups
 

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Clickable Prototype
 

The recorded prototypes display different features of Astro-B.