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Awesome Underwater Robot Lost At Sea

this_boat_is_real (1765372) writes | more than 4 years ago

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this_boat_is_real (1765372) writes "Somewhere off the coast of Chile a pioneering underwater robot named Abe lies in a watery grave today. The Autonomous Benthic Explorer (ABE) was one of the first truly independent research submersibles, being both unmanned and un-tethered to its launching ship. While on its 222nd research dive on Friday all contact with the craft was lost, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has announced."
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