"Robotsicle," researcher Britney Schmidt's nickname for this photo. Icefin's "face" with instruments and cameras covered in ice after a research dive on the RISE UP research project. Icefin was the first human-made visitor to the grounding line of Thwaites Glacier and is also prepping for a future trip to Jupiter's moon Europa to sea for life in its vast ocean.

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