This day in robotics

A whimsical collection of anniversaries in robotics.  Coming up in the next few days:

December 6, 2020
  • 6 December  2012: Wave gliders crosses Pacific   

    Wave Glider Papa Mau, launched from San Francisco on 17 Novemeber 2011, arrives in Hervey Bay, near Bundaberg Queensland. Journey of 16,668 kilometers.

December 9, 2020
  • 9 December  2009: Underwater glider crosses the Atlantic   

    The glider "Scarlet Knight" lands in France. It was launched April 27 from New Jersey.

December 10, 2020
  • 10 December  1804: Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi born   

    Buried in a cemetery in the Friedhof I der Dreifaltigkeits-Kirchengemeinde (61 Baruther Street)

You can link to the calendar directly, it’s a shared Google calendar with id: and here’s a link to a Web calendar view.