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Let the ROV competitions begin

Experiencing, solving problems to challenge youths

June 28, 2014
Nicole Grulke - News Staff Writer , Alpena News

ALPENA -The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary was buzzing with activity Friday as 59 teams from around the world competed in the 2014 Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) International Remotely Operated Vehicle Competition. Tank missions started Friday morning, and the seven stations of the 600,000 gallon tank were occupied by laptops, machinery, wires and team members, scrambling to set up their underwater robots and perform as many missions as possible before time ran out.



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