Start DateSpring 2022
This position may have additional semesters if the allocation of further funding is available. Most positions involve 40 hrs/week during the summer and 10-20 hrs/week when classes occur. The guaranteed semesters for this position are:
Develop science instruments that survey the lunar surface for resources and determine their properties in-situ & develop a large semi-automous field rover. Funded by NASA
- Become familiar with mechanical workings of the HOPLITe rover.
- Integrate science instrument payloads onto HOPLITE.
- Test HOPLITE in the field at the KRC.
- Maintain HOPLITE mechanical subsystems.
- Support fabrication of test equipment for other programs.
- You must be a U.S. person.
- Adept CAD skills (preferebly NX)
- Machine Shop Training (mill, lathe, bandsaw, drill press, etc.)
- 3D Printing
- Team Communication Experience
- CNC Mill Experience
- Robotics related experiences.
Apply NASA LuSTR 2020NASA Lunar Surface Technology Research (LuSTR) (Exploration of lunar volatiles and determination of geotechnical properties) – "Percussive Hot Cone Penetrometer (PHCP) and Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Geotechnical and Volatiles Mapping" HOPLITEA modular robotic system that enables the field testing of ISRU technologies.