Aug 04, 2009· Drilling in Extreme Environments. : Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Kris Zacny. John Wiley & Sons, Aug 4, 2009 - Science - 827 pages. 0 Reviews. Uniquely comprehensive and up to date, this book covers terrestrial as well as extraterrestrial drilling and excavation, combining the technology of drilling with the state of the art in robotics.