Getting ready to launch from the Isles of Scilly

The Slocum gliders have been taken out of their boxes, and they have all passed their basic pre-deployment checks.

Pre-deployment checks on the Slocum GlidersThe two Slocum Gliders from NOC Southampton will be deployed from a RIB; their pilots are standing by to deal with any issues. Piloting will be done from Southampton with some assistance from engineers in St. Mary’s, in Isles of Scilly.