Honeybee Robotics has been a technology supplier to the last three Mars missions. It has received multiple NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) awards to develop mechanisms that could be used on future NASA missions, many of which also have potential in the commercial marketplace. These include excavation and drilling tools for potential use in harsh environments on Earth and other planets.
During his visit, Peck and senior company officials will be available to speak with reporters, tour facilities and answer questions about NASA's technology investments. There also will be a photo opportunity with Peck and company officials during the tour.
For a biography of NASA Chief Technologist Mason Peck and information about his office, visit:
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