The University of Texas team launches the ATLAS around 11:30am and it will be in the water for nearly 12 hours.

The University of Texas team launches the ATLAS around 11:30 a.m., and it will be in the water for nearly 12 hours. Every 45 minutes or so, it surfaces to check in and download some data. Image courtesy of Thunder Bay 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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