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Browsing by Author "Zacny, Kris"

Browsing by Author "Zacny, Kris"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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 ...
  • 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 ...