News tagged with underwater

Autonomous robot maps ship hulls for mines

For years, the U.S. Navy has employed human divers, equipped with sonar cameras, to search for underwater mines attached to ship hulls. The Navy has also trained dolphins and sea lions to search for bombs ...

Jul 17, 2012
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Tim gets his feet wet

ESA astronaut Timothy Peake will soon dive to the bottom of the sea to learn more about exploring space. A permanent underwater base almost 20 m below the waves off the coast of Florida will be Tim’s ...

Apr 18, 2012
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