Research Vessel Kilo Moana

Aerial shot of R/V Kilo Moana, the ship for mapping bathymetry during Leg 2 of the mission, leaving the Florida port where she was built, heading out on sea trials into the Atlantic. Note the narrow pylons or struts than pass through the air-water interface.

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