Saildrone’s new Florida HQ to keep tabs on 2022 Atlantic hurricane season

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Saildrone, which made history by sending an ocean drone into the eye of a hurricane last year, is going all-in to protect the coastal areas of the US with better ocean data. Following a $100 million Series C investment in October 2021, the company is now opening a new regional HQ and operations center in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Google-funded ocean drones are now mining carbon data from Gulf Stream

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A group of ocean drones, funded in part by a $1 million grant from Google.org, have been deployed from Rhode Island’s Newport to build the largest-ever set of wintertime weather and carbon data in the Gulf Stream.

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Saildrone raises $100M to gather more hurricane insights, climate data

The folks at Saildrone, who recently made history by sending an ocean drone into the eye of a hurricane, are celebrating another milestone today. Saildrone has just received an investment of $100 million to grow its capabilities in climate data, ocean mapping, and maritime intelligence solutions.

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Ocean drone captures wild video footage from inside Hurricane Sam

Saildrone has just made history by sending an ocean drone where no research vessel has ever ventured – right into the eye of a monster storm. And they got amazing video footage in the process!

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Visiting Lake Michigan or Lake Huron soon? Don’t miss the sailing drones!

The scientists at the US Geological Survey are launching two uncrewed surface vehicles, Saildrones, to conduct a fishery study at Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Beginning their mission today, these ocean drones will gather fish distribution and density data around the clock for the next 45 days.

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Autonomous SailDrones are the new ocean explorers

You’re right these machines don’t fly, but that doesn’t make them any less fascinating. Currently, there are about 30 of these autonomous SailDrones deployed around the world. these vessels are jam-packed with sensors and analyze parts of the oceans where normally very few people venture. The SailDrone company aims to have about 1,000 of these sailing drones navigating the world in a few years.