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Eric Stackpole

CofounderOpenROV

Eric Stackpole has a passion for exploring unseen worlds. His mission is to make new discoveries using robots controlled from afar. Before finishing college, Eric was already building space satellites . Shortly after graduating, he was invited to work on satellite technology for NASA .

More recently, Eric’s passion has moved him to discover new worlds here on Earth. Eric and a friend started a project called OpenROV1 (openrov.com) to explore the depth of the oceans with a new type of robot that he designed as open hardware to share with the world.

 

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