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Winners Announced for International Student ROV Competition
June 18, 2011
At the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center's annual student ROV competition, teams of students from all over the world converged on NASA's Johnson Space Center to learn about the use of underwater robots (known as remotely operated vehicles, or ROVs) in oil spill response.
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