• Quinn Morley

Borebots: Tetherless Deep Drilling into the Mars South Polar Layered Deposits

Updated: Mar 16

Autonomous Robotic Demonstrator for Deep Drilling (ARD3) NIAC Phase I study.

2022 NASA Astrobiology Workshop Presentation: Slides and Slides with Notes.

Update (1/10/22): Our NIAC Phase I study has concluded. View the full report below. Stay tuned for news on our Phase II status, expected in February.

NIAC Phase I Final Report (1/10/22):


Mars Society Convention Video Presentation (10/14/21):


Mars Society Convention Slides:

Slides only (no notes): https://git.io/JP2Zw

Slides with notes: https://git.io/JP2Zj

Mars Society Convention Paper (11/10/21):

Borebots: Unlocking Subglacial Lake Access in the Mars South Polar Layered Deposits


NASA.gov page: https://www.nasa.gov/directorates/spacetech/niac/2021_Phase_I/Autonomous_Robotic_Demonstrator_for_Deep_Drilling/

NIAC Symposium video presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL9BN0kimYw

NIAC Symposium Live Q&A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SlUQZIQ5rFY

NIAC Symposium slides: https://git.io/JRBKA

NIAC Symposium poster: https://git.io/JRB6k

Github repository (for release, license, and archival purposes): https://github.com/Shootquinn/ARD3

This project has been in the public domain since 2018. Derivatives are encouraged.

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