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Atacama Field Test 2016: Day 6 (Oct 20) Collecting Samples to Ship Home

Alfonso is satisfied with the scientific samples we have collected over the past two days and gives us the day off to search for drilling samples to ship home. Daniel and I walk back up to The Wall and inspect … Continue »

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Judging the 2015 NASA Robotic Mining Competition

The Sixth Annual NASA Robotic Mining Competition was recently held at Kennedy Space Center. This year, 47 university-level student teams competed to design and build a mining robot that can traverse simulated Martian chaotic terrain, excavate Martian regolith and deposit … Continue »

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