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A Robot Turtle to Inspect Shipwrecks

Featured image: Aquatic Turtle by Michael Miloserdoff SOURCE: publicdomainpictures.net

From Science Daily

Nov. 26, 2013 — The Robot Safari in London Science Museum will see the world premiere of the underwater robot U-CAT, a highly maneuverable robot turtle, designed to penetrate shipwrecks.

U-CAT’s locomotion principle is similar to sea turtles. Independently driven four flippers make the robot highly maneuverable; it can swim forward and backward, up and down and turn on spot in all directions. . . Read Complete Report

Turtle Robot Dives Wrecks

Featured Image:A maritime archaeologist working with LAMP (Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program) documenting a large bronze ship’s bell from the late 18th century “Storm Wreck,” a colonial sailing vessel that was lost offshore St. Augustine, Florida. CREDIT: Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program. SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons (This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license).

From DiscoveryNews NOV 26, 2013 09:21 AM ET // BY JESSE EMSPAK


Diving shipwrecks can be dangerous work. As their name implies, these deep sea curiosities are underwater disaster zones that could trap an unwary diver. Robotic vehicles can help, but most are too big to explore the nooks and crannies and others get their power via a tether to the mothership and that limits their reach. . . Read Complete Report

From youtube uploaded by mihkell

Published on Nov 24, 2013

Courtesy of Centre for Biorobotics

Dig a LITTLE DEEPER ~ THEI Archive “Ship Wrecks”