Boaty McBoatface submarine set for first voyage - BBC News. The yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface is set to leave for Antarctica this week on its first science expedition. The robot is going to map the movement of deep waters that play a critical role in regulating Earth's climate.
NOAA's Mauna Loa Baseline Atmospheric Observatory sits at 11,140 feet, on top of Hawaii's tallest volcano, which enables scientists to collect air samples free of local pollutants. (Courtesy of LCDR Eric Johnson)