About the Exploration Technology GroupHoneybee Robotics Exploration Technology Group engineers and builds terrestrial and extraterrestrial drilling, excavation, and geotechnical systems, as well as sample acquisition, transfer and processing technologies. Because these systems are autonomous, smart, low power, light-weight, and low-mass, they have application not only in space, but here on earth in mining and petroleum applications.
Author Archives: John Abrashkin
Greetings from Devon Island, Canada! I’m here in the Haughton Crater testing our Ice Breaker drill using automation software developed by NASA Ames’ Brian Glass. In a real-world deployment, the drill would be operating on another planet, completely out of … Continue
We’re getting lined up for a busy year of testing. The first stop of the year will be California’s Mojave Desert in April 2012. Stay tuned for more updates!