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It’s sophisticated artificial intelligence that will captain the ship across the ocean.

Mayflower Autonomous Ship project’s co-director Brett Phaneuf said of the 50-foot trimaran that will sail from Plymouth, England to Plymouth, Mass., without any passengers or crew. Although the voyage was originally planned to take part this year, the coronavirus has delayed the autonomous trans-Atlantic journey until September 2021. (AP News — September 15, 2020)

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