Icefin Deep-Sea Vehicle Has an Eye on Outer Space

Georgia Tech researchers Britney Schmidt an Earth and Atmospheric Sciences professor and Mick West a Senior Research Engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute are utilizing the environment underneath Antarctica's largest ice shelf to explore the ocean floor with the aid of a robotic vehicle, Icefin. The purpose of this research is to collect data and video to better understand what scientists believe may be a  similar environment on Europa, one of Jupiter's icy moons.  Full story

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  • Prof. Britney Schmidt, EAS and Mick West, GTRI