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Polaris Prototype Unveiled: A Robot to Mine for Lunar Ice
Technology for deep space, grounded in commercialism
By RBR Staff


Whittaker described the goal of Polaris: to explore the vast underground water and gas resources discovered as ice on the Moon two years ago. It has been developed for an expedition to the moon’s northern pole that would launch from Cape Canaveral atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle.

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