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Titan’s Seas Get an Earthly Stand-In as Robot Explores Chilean Lake [Slide Show]: Scientific American January 14, 2014

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With the aim of building a robot smart enough for Titan, Smith and a team of other engineers and scientists spent three weeks this month at a remote lake in the high Chilean Andes. They were field-testing the Planetary Lake Lander, an early prototype of a floating space probe that could, among other things, notice an octopus swimming past.

via Titan’s Seas Get an Earthly Stand-In as Robot Explores Chilean Lake [Slide Show]: Scientific American.

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