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What do you do when you want to create a Remote Experience for the public but you can't send a rover? Send a human instead!

For the Highlakes 2005 expedition an "imbedded reporter" style public representative [Coppin] accompanied a NASA/SETI expedition to some of the highest lakes on Earth. Each day the imbedded representative shot video and still photos, wrote text and then transmitted all via a satellite phone too our lab in Pittsburgh where all information was posted for public review on the web and a science museum exhibit at the Adler in Chicago.

Click here to take a look at the Highlakes web site.


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Poquentica ascent collage

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HIgh Lakes webpage screen capture
An imbedded reporter style public representative...
[Photo courtesy of Lynn Rothschild, NASA]

...records photos, video, writes text and transmits all via a satellite phone... web and museum audiences

Peter Coppin: CMU Principal Investigator and "Imbedded Public Representative" photographer, videographer, writer and field communications specialist
Eben Myers: Lead Visual Designer

Collaborating Sponsor
SETI Institute, Expedition Lead Nathalie Cabrol

Science Museum Host
Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago
Mark Subarro, Adler Lead