Crew Prepares RU29 Challenger Deployment
August 27, 2018
Dave Aragon (Rutgers) and the boat crew from Kalpitiya Diving prepare to deploy glider RU29 from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka on August 12, 2018. The University of Western Australia, the National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) of Sri Lanka, and Rutgers worked together to deploy RU29 as part of the International Indian Ocean Expedition – 2. RU29 is now flying Indian Ocean Leg 2 of the Challenger Glider Mission from Sri Lanka to Mauritius.