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.
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
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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