James Cameron will shortly be using a new type of one-man submarine to dive down over 36,000ft below the surface to the deepest place in the ocean.During the National Geographic Deepsea Challenge, Cameron will operate a one-man submarine 7 miles deep to the Pacific’s Mariana Trench, the deepest point on earth.
Cameron plans to spend as much as 6 hours on the ocean floor and will film and take specimens for scientific study. Cameron’s interest in the oceans depths has grown into an obsession since filming his Titanic film. Watch the videos after the jump for more information.
More information about the dive can be found over on the National Geographic website, where you can follow the dive online. Together with an expedition journal taking each days events as the major dive dates comes closer.
Source: GizmodoFiled Under: Technology News