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Have the teams build a submersible remote operate vehicle that is capable of diving to a depth of 8 to 10 feet to retrive a 5 to 10 pound object. Also, the team will have to build a mother ship in order to launch and retrieve the submersible remote operated vehicle. The first team to get their sumbersible remote operated vehicle and retrieved object back aboard the mother ship wins.
-- Bryan Barnett (Dvldance@aol.com), April 10, 2001
Since they've already done manned submersibles, as well as two other different diving contests, I'm not sure going to an unmanned contest would be a step in the right direction at this point. Logically, the next underwater contest would be to build something along the lines of the Hunley. (Now everyone take a deep breath!)
-- Chip Haynes (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 10, 2001.
Also omitted from Chip's list was the underwater salvage challenge.
-- Rick (email@example.com), April 10, 2001.
But wouldn't that be like watching a submarine race?
-- Julie Summersell (Juliesummersell@aol.com), April 12, 2001.
FINALLY!!! Someone gets the "submarine race" joke! Thank you, Julie! Now let's see: Watch Junk Yard Wars or go check out the submarine races? Tough choice there. (No, not really.)
-- Chip Haynes (firstname.lastname@example.org), April 12, 2001.