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Mission Blue - Ocean Stewardship

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Greetings enthusiasts,

I'd like to point your attention to Mission Blue and the new Mission Blue movie. Mission Blue was started by the renowned Dr. Sylvia Earle, and whatever your view on environmental stewardship, it's good to be aware of the differing opinions and efforts impacting marine ecology. To pull directly from the organization's website:

"Mission Blue is a global initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance, a 501c3 organization, which was formed in response to …
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Posted by Jim N. on September 14, 2014 at 6:27pm

Next Generation of OpenROVers

Members of Boy Scout Troop 534 took an OpenROV for a spin in Lake Michigan on Saturday morning. The weather was cold (in the 40s in September) but the OpenROV held its own in the choppy lake water. Details and photos.

Posted by Ray Hightower on September 13, 2014 at 2:52pm — 4 Comments

Manage That OpenROV Tether, Or Else

Youthful exuberance drove me to pilot my OpenROV before I built a good tether management system. Bad idea! It’s better to have a tether management plan (any plan) before you pilot your OpenROV.

This article (Manage That OpenROV Tether or Else) describes a tether management system.

Posted by Ray Hightower on September 9, 2014 at 9:12pm — 5 Comments

Come build robots with us?

Want to come build underwater robots with us? OpenROV is hiring for a part-time production assistant:

• 8 to 32 hours / week

• Starts immediately

• Flexible schedule

• Daily work will include assembly, testing, online documentation, tech-support

• Other work will include deployments, r&d, event work and offsite work

This is a great way to get onboard with an exciting start-up with some really great people making really

cool things. We’re scaling up production at our lab in Berkeley and could use some help. Your main

task as a production assistant would be to help out with the production of assembled OpenROV units.

This involves hands-on work such as soldering, gluing, laser cutting, and testing. Your secondary duties

would be to help create and maintain online documentation and help to provide tech-support. All of

our team members get opportunities to develop their own projects and ideas as…

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Posted by David Lang on September 8, 2014 at 2:11pm — 3 Comments

 
 
 

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Mission Blue - Ocean Stewardship

Greetings enthusiasts,I'd like to point your attention to Mission Blue and the new Mission Blue movie. Mission Blue was started by the renowned Dr. Sylvia Earle, and whatever your view on environmental stewardship, it's good to be aware of the differing opinions and efforts impacting marine ecology. To pull directly from the organization's website:"Mission Blue is a global initiative of the Sylvia Earle Alliance, a 501c3 organization, which…See More
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Ray Hightower posted a blog post

Next Generation of OpenROVers

Members of Boy Scout Troop 534 took an OpenROV for a spin in Lake Michigan on Saturday morning. The weather was cold (in the 40s in September) but the OpenROV held its own in the choppy lake water. Details and photos.See More
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