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Explorers embark on a first of its kind mission to the bottom of all five oceans

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By ITN News Editor October 20, 2018 13:26

Explorers embark on a first of its kind mission to the bottom of all five oceans

The Puerto Rico Trench in the Atlantic Ocean, South Sandwich Trench in the Southern Ocean, Java Trench in the Indian Ocean, Mariana Trench/Challenger Deep in the Pacific Ocean and the Molloy Deep in the Arctic Ocean.Explorer and adventurer Victor Vescovo will pilot the a new two-person submersible that was designed and built by Triton Submarines just for this mission.

The submersible Vescovo will pilot is made of titanium and other materials and can maneuver 11,000 meters below the water’s surface. It can withstand water pressure of 14,000 meters. Alan Jamieson, senior lecturer in marine ecology at Newcastle University, will utilize new technology to collect and analyze the findings.Atlantic Productions will film the entire mission and The Discovery Channel will offer it as a multi-platform limited series in 2019.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 20, 2018 13:26
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