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  • Polit-Casillas, Raul; Elliott, John; Austin, Alex; Howe, Scott; Parness, Aaron; Sherwood, Brent; Smith, Miles; Voecks, Gerald; Colaprete, Anthony; Fong, Terry; Magnus, Sandra; Metzger, Phil; Schmitt, Harrison H.; Sims, Michael; Zacny, Kris (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-10-21)
  • Badescu, Mircea; Ressa, Aaron; Jae Lee, Hyeong; Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Sherrit, Stewart; Zacny, Kris; Paulsen, Gale L.; Beegle, Luther; Bao, Xiaoqi (Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2013, 2013-03-11)
    The ability to penetrate subsurfaces and perform sample acquisition at depth of meters may be critical for future NASA in-situ exploration missions to bodies in the solar system, including Mars and Europa. A corer/sampler ...
  • Badescu, Mircea; Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Lee, Hyeong Jae; Jackson, Shannon; Metz, Brandon; Valles, Zachary C.; Zacny, Kris; Mellerowicz, Bolek; Kim, Daniel; Paulsen, Gale L. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-03-03)
    In this paper, we present the latest developments including the integration of the whole drill, laboratory testing and field test results.
  • Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Badescu, Mircea; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Lee, Hyeong Jae; Jackson, Shannon; Metz, Brandon; Zacny, Kris; Mellerowicz, Bolek; Kim, Daniel; Paulsen, Gale L. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-07-15)
  • Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Zacny, Kris; Badescu, Mircea; Lee, Hyeong Jae; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Freeman, David; Paulsen, Gale L.; Beegle, Luther (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016, 2016-06-05)
    Two of the key purposes of future NASA’s solar system exploration of planetary bodies are the search for potentially preserved bio-signatures and for habitable regions. To address these objectives, a biologically inspired ...
  • Badescu, Mircea; Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Sherrit, Stewart; Jackson, Shannon; Metz, Brandon; Simonini, Alan; Bao, Xiaoqi; Zacny, Kris; Mellerowicz, Bolek; Kim, Daniel; Paulsen, Gale L. (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-03-04)
    An important challenge of exploring the solar system is the ability to penetrate at great depths the subsurface of planetary bodies for sample collection. The requirements of the drilling system are minimal mass, volume ...
  • Badescu, Mircea; Lee, Hyeong Jae; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Jackson, Shannon; Chesin, Jacob; Zacny, Kris; Paulsen, Gale (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-03-26)
    Developing technologies that would enable future NASA exploration missions to penetrate deeper into the subsurface of planetary bodies for sample collection is of great importance. Performing these tasks while using minimal ...
  • Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Zacny, Kris; Badescu, Mircea; Lee, Hyeong Jae; Sherrit, Stewart; Bao, Xiaoqi; Paulsen, Gale L.; Beegle, Luther (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2016, 2016-04-11)
    The Auto-Gopher was developed to access regions on planetary bodies that potentially preserve biosignatures or are presently habitable that are vital to meeting search for life exploration objectives.
  • Backes, Paul; Moreland, Scott; Rehnmark, Fredrik; Badescu, Mircea; Zacny, Kris; Wei, Robert; Adams, Grayson; Toda, Risaku; Vieira, Peter; Carey, Elizabeth; Krylo, Robert; Bailey, Erik; Seubert, Carl; Conway, Dylan; Aaron, Seth; Manohara, Harish; Peters, Gregory; Mongelli, Marco; Riccobono, Dario (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2017, 2017-03-04)
    The BiBlade sampling chain was developed for use in a potential Comet Surface Sample Return mission. Following prior versions of the sampling tool, a new tool was developed and validated to TRL 6. Sample acquisition testing ...
  • Stamenkovic, Vlada; Beegle, Luther; Zacny, Kris; Davila, Alfonso F.; Sanders, Gerald; Bhartia, Rohit; Beaty, David; Baglioni, Pietro; Brinckerhoff, William; Cooper, Iain; Bell, Mary Sue; Putzig, Nathaniel; Grimm, Robert; Wilcox, Brian; Kleinhenz, Julie; Viola, Donna (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-04-24)
  • Stamenkovic, Vlada; Beegle, Luther; Zacny, Kris; Davila, Alfonso F.; Sanders, Gerald; Bhartia, Rohit; Beaty, David; Baglioni, Pietro; Brinckerhoff, William; Cooper, Iain; Bell, Mary Sue; Putzig, Nathaniel; Grimm, Robert; Wilcox, Brian; Kleinhenz, Julie; Viola, Donna (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-07-14)
  • Bar-Cohen, Yoseph; Badescu, Mircea; Sherrit, Stewart; Zacny, Kris; Paulsen, Gale L; Beegle, Luther; Bao, Xiaoqi (Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2012., 2012-03-12)
    The ability to penetrate subsurfaces and perform sample acquisition at depths of meters is critical for future NASA in-situ exploration missions to bodies in the solar system, including Mars and Europa. A corer/sampler ...
  • Howe, A.Scott; Polit-Casillas, Raul; Austin, Alex; Colaprete, Anthony; Elliott, John; Fong, Terry; Magnus, Sandra; Metzger, Philip; Parness, Aaron; Schmitt, Harrison; Sherwood, Brent; Sims, Michael; Smith, Miles; Vendiola, Vincent; Voecks, Gerald; Zacny, Kris (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-10-21)
  • Austin, Alex; Sherwood, Brent; Elliott, John; Colaprete, Anthony; Zacny, Kris; Metzger, Philip; Sims, Michael; Schmitt, Harrison; Magnus, Sandra; Fong, Terry; Smith, Miles; Howe, A. Scott; Voecks, Gerald; Parness, Aaron; Vaquero, Mar; Vendiola, Vincent; Polit-Casillas, Raul (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-10-21)
    The paper presents an overview of the ground rules, assumptions, methodology, operations model, element designs, base site plan, and quantitative findings. These findings include the performance of various regolith and ice ...
  • Meirion-Griffith, Gareth; Levine, Daniel; Pourpoint, Timothee; Hockman, Benjamin; Orth, Michael; Zacny, Kris; Phillips, Cynthia (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2019, 2019-03-02)
    This paper presents the results of a NIAC Phase I study into the use of a propulsively hopping robot for the exploration of Europa’s rugged, icy surface. Named the“Steam Propelled Retrieval Robot for Ocean Worlds,” SPARROW ...
  • Meirion-Griffith, Gareth; Levine, Daniel; Zacny, Kris; Pourpoint, Timothee; Phillips, Cynthia (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-09-25)
  • Cwik, Tom; Zimmerman, Wayne; Gray, Andrew; Nesmith, Bill; Casillas, Raul Polit; Muller, Juergen; Bell, Dave; Bryant, Scott; Karapetian, Arbi; Otis, Richard; Hand, Kevin; Brandt, Margarita; Zacny, Kris; Sengupta, Anita (Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018, 2018-10-01)
    The icy moon oceans beckon with ingredients that potentially may harbour extant life. Beginning with the Galileo and Cassini missions, measurements have revealed the presence of global oceans under the icy crust of several ...