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News Archive / Tagged: submarine

  • NASA developing AI for future exploration of extraterrestrial subsurface oceans

    Tomasz NowakowskiJanuary 29th, 2017

    NASA is developing technology that could enable autonomous navigation for future underwater drones studying subsurface oceans on icy moons like Jupiter’s Europa. The agency is working on artificial intelligence (AI) that would allow submersibles to make their own decisions during exploration of extraterrestrial water worlds.

  • NASA team designing sub to explore Titan’s seas

    Michael ColeSeptember 5th, 2015

    An engineering team at NASA's Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, Ohio, is designing one of the most unusual vehicles in NASA's history – a submarine to explore Saturn's moon Titan.

  • NASA unveils robotic submarine concept for exploring Titan’s oceans

    Jim SharkeyFebruary 19th, 2015

    Earlier this month, NASA released an animated video depicting a proposed robotic submarine capable of exploring the liquid hydrocarbon seas of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. The concept, which is a project of NASA Glenn’s COMPASS team, was presented at this year’s NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC ) symposium.