Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs)

For JASON VII: Adapting to a Changing Sea, a Phantom S2 remotely operated vehicle provided by the National Undersea Research Center at University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus will be used.

Watch a movie of this ROV in Action (539 Kbytes mpeg).

During the JASON VI Expedition to Hawai`i, the Marsokhod, a remotely operated rover, designed by NASA and McDonnell Douglas Aerospace for potential exploration on the moon and Mars, was remotely controlled by students from PINS through EDS-managed networks.

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