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SkySweeper

Caption: SkySweeper is V-shaped with a motor-driven "elbow" and its ends are equipped with clamps that open and close as necessary to move it down utility lines, searching for damage, inch by inch.

Credit: Jacobs School of Engineering/UC San Diego

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