Underwater Snake Robot can Fix Machines on the Ocean Floor

Trevor English

When something in underwater equipment breaks, it can get expensive to hire divers and other equipment necessary to fix the broken parts. One company claims that their new underwater mechanical snake-like robot can slither through the water and fix whatever needs to be fixed. The snake shape that the robot takes means that it can wiggle its way into tight spaces to get the job done. Named the Eelume could be the future of underwater repairs.

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