SeaExplorer glider makes World History

28 Mar 2014
SeaExplorer glider makes World History

The SeaExplorer glider, developed by ACSA in partnership with ACRI, CNRS and IFREMER, successfully completed a two-month mission in collaboration with the Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche (LOV) of National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC). The glider was launched on 5 September 2013 and recovered by LOV scientists on 5 November at 11:30 at Bay of Angels on the French Riviera. The SeaExplorer glider is the world's first multi-sensor Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) with rechargeable batteries to complete such a long mission successfully.

 

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