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WVRTC & Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corp. Test Robotic Drilling

WV Robotic Technology Center (WVRTC) partnered with Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corp. to perform a series of robotic drilling procedures in pursuit of advancing autonomous robotic drilling and in-situ resource utilization (ISRU) technologies.

The video showcases Honeybee’s Rancor drill performing core recovery of gypsum and limestone samples when controlled by a 7 degree-of-freedom robotic manipulator located at the WV Robotic Technology Center.

 

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