Tag: Honeybee Robotics

Honeybee Robotics systems aim to revive dead satellites

When your car breaks down, you generally don’t chalk it up as a total loss and leave it for dead on the side of the road. However, that’s essentially what happens when a communications satellite fails in orbit 22,000 miles above the Earth, where thousands of such devices now float as space debris. Many of

Honeybee Robotics celebrates 300 total excavations on Mars

Honeybee Robotics Spacecraft Mechanisms Corporation reported this week that its tools on the last three generations of NASA’s Mars landers have reached a milestone, collectively completing 300 excavations of Martian dirt and rocks. In total, Honeybee’s four contact science tools have moved approximately 450 cc’s of material. According to the company: Over the last decade,