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In a world first, U.S. scientists pilot a camera-equipped ocean drone that looks like a robotic surfboard into a Category 4 hurricane barreling across the Atlantic Ocean.

Dramatic footage released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the small vessel battling 15-meter-high waves and winds of more than 190 kilometers per hour (118 mph), inside Hurricane Sam.

The autonomous vehicle is called a Saildrone and was developed by a company with the same name.

(AFP)

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