IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Percussive digging systems for planetary research

Author(s): J Craft ; J Wilson ; P Chu ; K Zacny ; K Davis
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2010
Volume: 25
Page(s): 21 - 26
ISSN (Paper): 0885-8985
DOI: 10.1109/MAES.2010.5631722
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A percussive digging system has been demonstrated to decrease the amount of downforce needed to penetrate a given soil, thus reducing the required reaction loads and robot mass. Preliminary... View More

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