After some careful handling and operations – especially on an increasingly lively ship as the weather picks up – Sentry is safely lowered back into its cradle.  Almost immediately, downloading of the data from the just-completed mission and servicing of the vehicle to prepare it and get it ready for the next dive will begin.

After some careful handling and operations – especially on an increasingly lively ship as the weather picks up – Sentry is safely lowered back into its cradle. Almost immediately, downloading of the data from the just-completed mission and servicing of the vehicle to prepare it and get it ready for the next dive will begin. Image courtesy of Chris German, INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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