Glider at Sea (image) Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Share Print E-Mail Caption Chief scientist Mark Baumgartner, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, secures a glider (with its wings removed) after it was recovered Dec. 4 from its three-week mission. The gliders are equipped with an underwater microphone and an iridium satellite antenna. The vehicle surfaces every few hours to get a GPS position and transmit data to shore-side computers. Credit (Photo by Nadine Lysiak, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Usage Restrictions With proper credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.