Carol R Stoker

Summary

Affiliation: NASA Ames Research Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The 2005 MARTE Robotic Drilling Experiment in Río Tinto, Spain: objectives, approach, and results of a simulated mission to search for life in the Martian subsurface
    Carol R Stoker
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 8:921-45. 2008
  2. doi request reprint The Icebreaker Life Mission to Mars: a search for biomolecular evidence for life
    Christopher P McKay
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 13:334-53. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Visible-near infrared point spectrometry of drill core samples from Río Tinto, Spain: results from the 2005 Mars Astrobiology Research and Technology Experiment (MARTE) drilling exercise
    Brad Sutter
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA
    Astrobiology 8:1049-60. 2008
  4. doi request reprint The sample handling system for the Mars Icebreaker Life mission: from dirt to data
    Arwen Davé
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 13:354-69. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Science results from a Mars drilling simulation (Río Tinto, Spain) and ground truth for remote science observations
    Rosalba Bonaccorsi
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 8:967-85. 2008

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Publications5

  1. doi request reprint The 2005 MARTE Robotic Drilling Experiment in Río Tinto, Spain: objectives, approach, and results of a simulated mission to search for life in the Martian subsurface
    Carol R Stoker
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 8:921-45. 2008
    ..Science teams correctly interpreted the nature of the deposits drilled as compared to the ground truth. This experiment shows that drilling to search for subsurface life on Mars is technically feasible and scientifically rewarding...
  2. doi request reprint The Icebreaker Life Mission to Mars: a search for biomolecular evidence for life
    Christopher P McKay
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 13:334-53. 2013
    ..Duplicate samples could be cached as a target for possible return by a Mars Sample Return mission. If the samples were shown to contain organic biomarkers, interest in returning them to Earth would be high...
  3. doi request reprint Visible-near infrared point spectrometry of drill core samples from Río Tinto, Spain: results from the 2005 Mars Astrobiology Research and Technology Experiment (MARTE) drilling exercise
    Brad Sutter
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA
    Astrobiology 8:1049-60. 2008
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  4. doi request reprint The sample handling system for the Mars Icebreaker Life mission: from dirt to data
    Arwen Davé
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 13:354-69. 2013
    ..Three particles acting together tend to form bridges and lead to clogging. Our experiments show that rotary-hammer action of the Icebreaker drill influences the particle size, typically reducing particle size by ≈ 100 μm...
  5. doi request reprint Science results from a Mars drilling simulation (Río Tinto, Spain) and ground truth for remote science observations
    Rosalba Bonaccorsi
    NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California 94035, USA
    Astrobiology 8:967-85. 2008
    ..Our manned vs. remote observations based on automated acquisitions during the project provide insights for the preparation of future astrobiology-driven Mars missions...