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Lunar Prospecting Robot To Be Field Tested on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea

NASA’s Scarab rover, developed by Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Institute, is designed to traverse the lunar surface taking core samples for use in NASA’s Regolith and Environment Science and Oxygen and Lunar Volatile Extraction (RESOLVE) experiment.  The robot, which weighs approximately 880 pounds, can operate on just 100 watts of power.

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