FishPi: an autonomous ocean explorer

Will this mean the end of “manned” scientific cruises?

“We are developing a Marine Unmanned Surface Vessel, which will ultimately be able to cross the Atlantic unaided, and take scientific measurements while doing so. Ultimately we’d like to be able to provide FishPis to anyone who wants one. We aim to produce kit FishPis ranging from vessels able to run from batteries for a few hours, to full featured long mission solar vessels capable of months at sea.” – FishPi

– full article: here

– about FishPi: here