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Robot takes to Antarctic skies

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Unmanned robotic aircrafts have flown over Antarctica for the first time.

Scientists at the British Antarctic Survey and the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, said the vehicles would help them to study one of the harshest and remote environments on Earth.

Footage courtesy of the British Antarctic Survey.

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