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Barriers presented by working in Antarctica

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Speaker: Hans Harmon, student, EECS, University of Kansas, 2002.

Modified Transcript: Some of the barriers for our robot working in Antarctica are the snow and ice, as well as the cold temperatures. None of these things are good for the engine, or any mechanical parts. Another problem that we need to be aware of is that the gasoline will tend to gel while under the extreme cold.


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