https://rocklandscientific.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Boaty-carousel_0_0.jpg 204 467 Jeremy Hancyk https://rocklandscientific.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/RSI-logo-horiz-300x138.png Jeremy Hancyk2018-03-14 10:53:592018-03-14 10:54:30Boaty McBoatface uses MicroRider to observe mixing under 600m thick ice shelf in the Antarctic
Boaty McBoatface uses MicroRider to observe mixing under 600m thick ice shelf in the Antarctic
“Boaty McBoatface” has executed its most daring dive yet.
The nation’s favourite yellow submarine swam under a near-600m thick ice shelf in the Antarctic, returning safely to its launch ship after 48 hours away.
It was an important test for the novel autonomous vehicle, which was developed at the UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC).
Boaty’s handlers now plan even more arduous expeditions for the sub in the years ahead. Read More