19 April 2012:
Vickie Siegel monitors the temperature of the fiber optic during laser testing.
Stone Aerospace has revealed the first public details of the VALKYRIE cryobot and its disruptive enabling technology at the 2012 Astrobiology Science Conference. Wired Magazine Online carried the story. Phase 2 of the project is proceeding on schedule with the first field deployment to a glacier in Alaska scheduled for June of 2013.