Okeanos Explorer – USs Robotic Navigation Tech to Explore Ocean Floor
About Okeanos Explorer:
♦ The Okeanos Explorer is on a two-week ocean exploration mission.
♦ In Hadal Zone, it is to create 3D maps of huge areas of unknown ocean floors.
♦ It will execute a technical demonstration of Orpheus, an autonomous underwater vehicle.
♦ The Orpheus robot is a new submersible robot that will aid in the identification of scientific features on the ocean floor.