A lander does not float very high and can be difficult to spot at sea. This University of North Carolina-Wilmington lander had been on the bottom for a year and came to the surface close to the ship and was easily found.

A lander does not float very high and can be difficult to spot at sea.  This University of North Carolina-Wilmington lander had been on the bottom for a year and came to the surface close to the ship and was easily found.
Image courtesy of Steve W. Ross (UNCW).

 

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