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

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AQUARIUS breaks the surface during 1990 recovery from Salt R. Canyon.
St. Croix, USVI 1990 September
18101 thumbnail picture
Doc Schane communicates with AQUARIUS aquanauts during decompression.
St. Croix, USVI
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Support diver secures AQUARIUS to the seafloor off Key Largo.
18103 thumbnail picture
After complete overhaul, AQUARIUS is christened and readied for sea.
18104 thumbnail picture
Monster buoy stands watch and delivers life support to AQUARIUS.
18105 thumbnail picture
Divers guide the 15 meter long AQUARIUS onto the baseplate.
18106 thumbnail picture
AQUARIUS is towed to the Conch Reef off Key Largo for its third deployment.
18107 thumbnail picture
AQUARIUS floats just before it is flooded and sunk to the reef.
18108 thumbnail picture
AQUARIUS weighs 100 tons in air but can be weightless underwater.
18109 thumbnail picture
Manned AQUARIUS Support Barge was replaced by a Life Support Buoy in 1997.
18110 thumbnail picture
In 1997, a partnership of industry and government rebuilt AQUARIUS.
18111 thumbnail picture
Divers excurt (dive) from AQUARIUS. They can stay out for 9 hours per day.
18112 thumbnail picture
Testing a habitat designed for bottom operations.
18113 thumbnail picture
Testing a habitat designed for bottom operations.
18114 thumbnail picture
Testing a habitat designed for bottom operations.
18115 thumbnail picture
Testing a habitat designed for bottom operations.
18116 thumbnail picture
ALVIN and her support ship R/V Atlantis.
18117 thumbnail picture
R/V Kila tows the Makalii sub aboard the LRT submersible barge.
1984 November
18118 thumbnail picture
At the end of the rainbow. . .R/V Kila and Makalii submersible.
18119 thumbnail picture
Beaver submersible and support ship underway.
1974
18120 thumbnail picture
Nitrox gas mixing system and recompression chamber.
1988
18121 thumbnail picture
Converted fishing vessel/life support barge for Aquarius habitat at dock..
St. Croix, USVI
18122 thumbnail picture
Scuba locker at the shore base for the Aquarius undersea lab in St. Croix.
St. Croix, USVI 1982 November
18123 thumbnail picture
Offshore St. Croix near the site of the West Indies Lab and Aquarius habitat.
St. Croix, USVI
18124 thumbnail picture
Pressure test on the shore base recompression chamber, Aquarius habitat program.
St. Croix, USVI
18125 thumbnail picture
Damage from Hurricane Hugo at the Aquarius habitat shore base in St. Croix.
St. Croix, USVI 1989 October
18126 thumbnail picture
Undersea habitat assembly, cylinders and spheres withstand pressure.
18127 thumbnail picture
Experimental recompression chambers allow studies of hyperbaric conditions.
1985 December
18128 thumbnail picture
Shipboard recompression chamber on the R/V Lulu during FLARE project.
18129 thumbnail picture
Snug Harbor, Hawaii, home to the NURP Hawaii and Pacific center and Pisces sub.
18130 thumbnail picture
R/V Keldish, mother ship for the MIRs subs.
18131 thumbnail picture
R/V Seahawk, former surface supplied support ship for NURP's southeast center.,
North Carolina
18132 thumbnail picture
One person Drager recompression chamber.
18133 thumbnail picture
NURP's Caribbean Marine Research Center on Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas.
Bahama Islands, Lee Stocking Island
18134 thumbnail picture
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute's R/V Seward Johnson and JSL sub.
18135 thumbnail picture
Snug Harbor Hawaii, field base for the Hawaii Undersea Research Lab.
18136 thumbnail picture
R/V Natsushima, Japan's support ship for the SHINKAI subs.
18137 thumbnail picture
Rutgers Univ. field station at Tuckerton NJ, shore base for the LEO observatory.
Tuckerton, New Jersey October 1995
18138 thumbnail picture
Kaimikai-O-Kanaloa (KoK) is mother ship for the Pisces V sub.
18139 thumbnail picture
Bill High, former HYDROLAB aquanaut and NMFS scientist.
18140 thumbnail picture
Elliott Finkle, NURP director during the 1980s.
18141 thumbnail picture
First all female saturation team in training for TEKTITE, 1970.
18142 thumbnail picture
Elliott Finkle
18143 thumbnail picture
TEKTITE II all female team in crews quarters, including Sylvia Earle (b&w suit).
1970
18144 thumbnail picture
R. Cooper, R. Slater, and J. Uzmann (l-r) view sub tapes from submarine canyon.
New England continental slope 1974 September
18145 thumbnail picture
Film makers producing documentary on undersea habitat.
18146 thumbnail picture
In 1970, all female team performed as well as males in scientific sat mission.
1970
18147 thumbnail picture
Speaker at ceremony dedicating manned undersea habitat.
18148 thumbnail picture
Life in an undersea habitat.
18149 thumbnail picture
Dr. Morgan Wells, former NOAA Dive Prog. Dir., Jim Miller and Jean Jaubert, a French biologist from the Laboratory of General Biology, Nice, France. (r-l).

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