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Lunar Rover for Polar Crater Exploration (Scarab)
Head: David Wettergreen
Contact: David Wettergreen
Mailing address:
Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Associated center(s) / consortia:
 Field Robotics Center (FRC)
Project Homepage
This page last updated - February 2013.
Publications
  • Rover mobility on granular soil: Marrying multi-scale modeling and high fidelity experiments to infer soil stresses under the moving wheel

    Ivan Vlahinic, Jose Andrade, Krzysztof Skonieczny, Scott Jared Moreland, and David Wettergreen
    Earth and Space Conference, April, 2012.
    Details | pdf (610KB) | Copyrighted

  • Novel Experimental Technique for Visualizing and Analyzing Robot-Soil Interactions

    Krzysztof Skonieczny, Scott Jared Moreland, Colin Creager, and David Wettergreen
    Earth and Space Conference, April, 2012.
    Details | pdf (655KB) | Copyrighted

  • A Grouser Spacing Equation for Determining Appropriate Geometry of Planetary Rover Wheels

    Krzysztof Skonieczny, Scott Jared Moreland, and David Wettergreen
    Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), October, 2012.
    Details | pdf (538KB) | Copyrighted

  • Soil Motion Analysis System for Examining Wheel-Soil Shearing

    Scott Jared Moreland, Krzysztof Skonieczny, David Wettergreen, Colin Creager, and Vivake Asnani
    International Conference of the International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems, September, 2011.
    Details | pdf (677KB) | Copyrighted

  • Inching Locomotion for Planetary Rover Mobility

    Scott Jared Moreland, Krzysztof Skonieczny, and David Wettergreen
    IEEE Aerospace, March, 2011.
    Details | pdf (861KB) | Copyrighted

  • Field Experiments in Mobility and Navigation with a Lunar Rover Prototype

    David Wettergreen, Dominic Jonak, David Kohanbash, Scott Jared Moreland, Spencer Spiker, and James Teza
    Field and Service Robotics, July, 2009.
    Details | pdf (361KB) | Copyrighted

  • Design and Experimentation of a Rover Concept for Lunar Crater Resource Survey

    David Wettergreen, Dominic Jonak, David Kohanbash, Scott Jared Moreland, Spencer Spiker, James Teza, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including The New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, January, 2009.
    Details | pdf (759KB) | Copyrighted

  • Design of the Scarab Rover for Mobility and Drilling in the Lunar Cold Traps

    Paul Bartlett, David Wettergreen, and William (Red) L. Whittaker
    International Symposium on Artificial Intelligence, Robotics and Automation in Space, February, 2008.
    Details | pdf (787KB) | Copyrighted