NASA submarine to explore the icy seas of Titan

February 16, 2015 3:37 PM

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To learn more about this unique world -- and to probe Titan's liquid environs for signs of life -- engineers at NASA are planning to send a robotic submarine there in the future. Earlier this year, the space agency release two videos that revealed the concept in animated detail. And more recently, NASA published an info sheet on the hypothetical submarine mission.

"We have developed a practical design for a robot submersible to explore this exotic environment, drawing on experience in terrestrial AUVs/UUVs as well as spacecraft systems," NASA wrote in a recent summary.

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