Recently, a famous Hollywood film director James Cameron has successfully risen from the depths of the Mariana Trench. A few hours bathyscaphe Deep Sea Challenger, which ran on its own cinematographer, spent at a depth of 11 km in the so-called Challenger Abyss – the deepest point of the globe. Cameron became the third man in history who visited the bottom of the Mariana Trench, and the first, who have committed it alone. Have a look….
1. At a depth, Cameron took samples of rocks and living organisms and spent filming with 3D-cameras for her new documentary.
2. Batiskaf Deep Sea Challenger was developed with direct participation of the director.
3. Cameron stands next to the bathyscaphe Deep Sea Challenger. The director is fond of oceanography from his childhood and made more than fifty diving. The most famous is the study of the remains of “Titanic” and dive into the depths of Lake Baikal. In both cases they used bathyscaphes Russian “Mir”.
4. James Cameron was the first person to come down to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the last half century. Before him In 1960 the Swiss engineer Jacques Piccard and Lieutenant Don Walsh of the U.S. Navy visited their, who stayed for about 20 minutes in the bottom.
5. Batiskaf Deep Sea Challenger coming on board the ship.
6. Deep Sea Challenger in its operating position.