An Investigation of a Terrestrial Lava Tube with an Instrument Payload Integrated with the LEMUR Rock-Climbing Robot


Kyle Uckert1, Aaron Parness1, Nancy Chanover2, David Voelz3, Penelope Jane Boston4, Rohit Bhartia1, David Flannery1, Neil Abcouwer1, Christine Fuller1, Jeremy Nash1, Aaron Curtis1, Renaud Detry1 and Robert Hull3, (1)NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States, (2)New Mexico State University Main Campus, Department of Astronomy, Las Cruces, NM, United States, (3)New Mexico State University Main Campus, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Las Cruces, NM, United States, (4)NASA Astrobiology Institute, Moffett Field, NM, United States