Onlookers celebrate arrival of DEEPSEA CHALLENGER. WHOI engineers will study the sub’s technology for future exploration.
David Wotherspoon, and John Garvin of DEEPSEA CHALLENGE team at ceremony to mark arrival of DEEPSEA CHALLENGER at WHOI.
Nicolas Bingham, Ty Boyce and Walt Conti— all pivotal members of theDEEPSEA CHALLENGE team.
Students from the Chatham Middle School listen as James Cameron describes his sub and its expedition to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench.
Passing of the torch— WHOI Director and President Susan K. Avery accepts a piece of tape used as a safety check on the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER. The tape was used as a symbolic marker the transfer of the possession of the sub from Cameron to WHOI.
Dalton Abbott of the DEEPSEA America team.
One of the remarkable workshops at WHOI.
James Cameron takes reporters from Japan’s NHK network on a vertical tour of the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER.
James Cameron points out features of the training sphere— identical to the sphere embedded within the sub.
Kids hard at work drawing their own submarines.
A group of students participating in a submarine design challenge.
Panoramic view of the crowd that came to see the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER.
The crowd listening to James Cameron speak on the importance of curiosity and innovation.
We had a great day in Washington DC today. More to come soon!
Cameron piloted the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER to a depth of 35,787 feet in the Challenger Deep, an area located within the US Marianas Trench Marine National Monument, last year. He became the first person in history to reach the Challenger Deep as a sole pilot!
Stop by Woodrow Wilson Plaza next Tuesday to see the submersible, James Cameron, Susan Avery, President and Director of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and National Aquarium CEO, John Racanelli!
Tong Tong, left, documenting the aquarium’s cafe with Nafsika at lunch.
Chuck Kalb of Rolex with key DEEPSEA CHALLENGE team members, displaying their commemorative Rolex expedition watches.
Dijanna Figueroa, left, and David Gallo, middle, talking to Sven Lorenz from the Charles Darwin Foundation.
Jim Cameron talks to Dalton Abbott of the DEEPSEA America media team about the DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition.