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Accessibility Statement

The Visual and Autonomous Exploration Systems Research Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology is committed to providing a website that is accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. The goal of this site is to reach accessibility and usability by adhering to all standards and guidelines of Section 508, ADA, and W3C's WCAG, as described in detail below. Compliance with these standards helps to make universal Internet access a vision for all.

Standards of Compliance

Visual Design


Access Keys

This website uses access keys. The description of the access keys and how to use them can be found at:

Validation Testing

All generated webpages are tested both for validity and accessibility. Validation tests include:

W3C and WAVE icons, indicating the degree of conformance, are displayed on every webpage whose accessibility was successfully verified. Icons link to the respective W3C and WAVE sites, which perform an instantaneous validation test when clicked.