Compact Lightweight Sampling Drill for Planetary Exploration

Compact Lightweight Sampling Drill for Planetary Exploration

Post Date May 06, 2016
Firm Name Honeybee Robotics, Ltd.
State New York
Program SBIR
Mission Directorate Human Exploration and Operations
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In the search to find extraterrestrial life, one mantra says it all: Follow the water. Wherever water flows on Earth, one can be sure to find life – and that principle may well transcend to other worlds. NASA has been investing in technology that can go beyond what one can assess from the surface; drills that can reach meters below the surface to more habitable environments, or hundreds of meters below ground into large water-bearing formations. By aligning with NASA and setting its sights on Mars, Honeybee is hoping to reach new depths during planetary exploration that were previously untouched.

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