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NASAMike, or Mike Comberiate,[1] was an Engineer and Program Manager at NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland. His career with NASA started in the Apollo era. He started the Summer Robotics Boot Camp for students from many different nations. He was a pioneer in applying NASA technologies to resolve long-standing communications impasses in Antarctica, and in using the Antarctic environment for improving communications and data collection from polar orbiting satellites and for various robotics missions.[2][3]


  1. ^ Mike Comberiate. The Polar Times. American Polar Society. 1993. p. 11. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
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  3. ^ Rejcek, Peter (1 February 2008). "NASA Uses Robot To Test Communication Systems From Antarctica For Future Space Missions". The Antarctic Sun. Retrieved 20 January 2019.