Trending Today: Boaty McBoatface Heads On Its First Mission

Boaty McBoatface is officially off to work. The autonomous underwater vehicle that has the Internet to thanks for its name, is headed to the Antarctic Water Bottom to study how it affects ocean circulation worldwide.

You'll remember the U.K. Natural Environment Research Council asked the Internet to decide on a name for the newest vessel to join the fleet last year. When Boaty McBoatface became the winning decision, the Council did NOT go with that name, but let the name live on with a sub vehicle. 

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