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Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Catalog of Images

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PISCES V operated by NURP's Hawaii center dives to 2000 m.
Hawaii
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PISCES V at the surface after overhaul.
Hawaii
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PISCES V retrieved by mother ship Kaimikai-o-Kanaloa (KOK).
Hawaii
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Sub arm deploys a seafloor chamber used to measure respiration.
Hawaii
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SHINKAI 2000 operated by Japanese Marine Science, Technology & Education Center.
Japan
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SHINKAI 6500 is rated to 6500 meters, deepest active sub in the world. .
Japan
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MANTIS one person sub built by Deep Ocean Exploration.
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WASP is a JIM suit with thrusters-- pilot is Graham Hawkes.
1982 April
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French CYANA operates to 3000 meters, less than half the average ocean depth.
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Lockheed Corp.'s DEEP QUEST was instrumented more like a space ship than a sub.
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MIR prepares to dive to over 6000 meters, second to SHINKAI 6500.
Russia
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Two MIR subs took underwater footage appearing in the movie "Titanic."
Russia
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MIR during recovery-- sphere is made of high strength steel made in Finland.
Russia
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DSV TURTLE is taken aboard Navy support ship Laney Chouest.
California, Monterey Bay 1991 April
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PICSES V deployed from submerged launch-retrieval-transport (LRT) barge.
Hawaii
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PISCES V transported aboard LRT off Hawaii.
Hawaii
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Divers ready to release PISCES V from LRT.
Hawaii
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CLELIA, a Perry Oceanographic-built sub, prepares to launch.
Florida
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Divers secure semi-submersible barge after releasing submersible.
Hawaii
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DEEP ROVER is a one person sub with an acryllic sphere.
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Deep Ocean Engineering's DEEP ROVER one person sub dives to 300 meters.
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JSL prepares to dive-- note dryer hose type suction tube on the arm.
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ALVIN in 1978, a year after first exploring hydrothermal vents.
1978 August
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ALVIN is named after engineer Allyn Vine-- not a chipmunk.
1978 August
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ALVIN descends to its maxium depth of 4000 m (mean ocean depth is 3800 m).
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ALVIN loaded for sample collection dives in 2500 meters off New Jersey.
New Jersey
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ALVIN and its original catamaran support ship, LULU.
Florida 1971 November
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NEKTON GAMMA begins descent to sample Bahamian reefs.
Bahama Islands, Lee Stocking Island
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DELTA deployed off Oregon to study rockfish habitat.
Oregon 1990 September
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ALUMINAUT, 51 ft. long, five person sub, more submarine than submersible.
1972 March
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ASHERAH,shallow (200 m), cheap ($25,000) Navy submersible built in 1964.
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ALVIN deploys baited traps to attract six gill sharks.
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MERMAID deployed from support ship Aloha-- commercial sub leased for science.
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WASP pilot trains to do underwater manipulative tasks.
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JIM suit recovered through Arctic ice.
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JIM is named after Jim Jarrett, Tritonia suit diver and Lusitania explorer.
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Dr. Sylvia Earle prepares to dive in a JIM suit.
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Clelia submarine on board Harbor Branch's Sea Diver. This submersible dives to 1,000 meters.
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Pisces V prepares to dive to 2,000 meters off Hawaii.
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Launching the DSV Turtle from the Laney Chouest.
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DSV Alvin hovers above deck before diving to 4,000 meters.
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DSV Alvin sets a lander basket with tube cores on the bottom.
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Kevin McCarthy communicates with the surface while in saturation.
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Dr. Sylvia Earle displays samples to aquanaut inside TEKTITE.
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Personnel Transfer Capsule (PTC) can mate with habitats and evacuate aquanauts.
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EDALHAB was built of salvage materials and similar in design to HYDROLAB.
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The main chamber of HELGOLAND was known as the "pregnant elephant."
1975 September
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AEGIR, named for the Norse god of the sea, was designed for depths to 180 m.
1982
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NURP's AQUARIUS habitat was first named after George Bond, "Pappa Topside."
1986
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Habitat chambers must be routinely stripped and recertified every 4-5 years.

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