A rotary percussive corer drill

February 02, 2021

Honeybee Robotics designed its rotary percussive corer drill to collect rock samples on Mars. The version that’s flying on the Perseverance rover has key differences, but they share a novel technology for breaking off core samples, which Honeybee has now made available to geologists on Earth.

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