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ROV Highlights, July 10, 2010 (Video)
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Date: July 10, 2010
Running Time: 00:02:38
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 10th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition. Before launching the ROV on the initial planned location, the bridge discovered that the dive area was located in an explosive ordinance zone. The dive location was moved ... More »
The Okeanos Explorer is the first vessel in the fleet of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to be dedicated solely to exploration and discovery missions. It's equipped with a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), sophisticated multibeam sonar technology for mapping the sea floor as deep as 6000 meters (nearly 20,000 feet), ... More »