By Heidi Harley

science / science - 5 years ago

Boat Drones Propel One of China's Hottest Startups

In the vast, freezing Ross Sea, China’s “Snow Dragon” icebreaker needed to find a safe anchorage before it could begin its mission to set up China’s fifth Antarctic research station. For Zhang, it was the latest in a string of government contracts — from surveying Tibetan lakes to testing river pol...