December 21, 2009

Scarlet Knight Completes Voyage


We have been following Rutger's Scarlet Knight since it first began its second trek in May and we are pleased to announce that it made a successful journey from New Jersey to Baiona, Spain. Using only a battery and ocean currents to travel the 4,600 miles, the yellow glider collected information on currents, salt levels and temperature. It seems that the SK is retiring and will be put on display at the Smithsonian.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at December 21, 2009 8:50 PM
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