The University of Georgia is joining the ranks of research institutions with robotic submersibles. Marine scientists next year will deploy the Salty Dawg, an unmanned torpedo-shaped device designed to collect data at sea for a month at a time. The robot is funded by NASA.
Southeast Georgia's Camden County wants the space industry back to a former rocket testing site. County officials are negotiating terms to buy land once used by rocket manufacturer Thiokol to test space vehicles.