LAUNCH is a partnership between NASA, USAID, U.S. Department of State, and NIKE. LAUNCH identifies and supports ground-breaking innovations that show promise in creating a sustainable future. LAUNCH will change our world.
The Floating Sensor Network is a platform of up to 100 motorized sensor drifters that are communication-enabled to transmit through the cellular and the radio network, equipped with GPS, temperature, flow rate, salinity, and contaminant sensors information across an expansive flow of water. Each drifter is a cylinder 5" in diameter and 17" tall that floats on its vertical axis and communicates via cell phone and short-range radio.
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