October 5, 2022

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JACQUES COUSTEAU’S GRANDSON WANTS TO BUILD THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION OF THE SEA

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Aug. 24, 2020, 2:10 p.m.
 
In 1963, a saucer-shaped, yellow submarine returned from the depths of the Red Sea and docked to an underwater research center, 26 miles off the coast of Port Sudan and 33 feet below the surface. Aboard it was legendary explorer and oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, who captured the imagination of millions with his Oscar-winning documentary World Without Sun. “This is the first time an undersea boat has had an undersea base,” Cousteau narrated as his slender figure climbed out of the submarine and into Continental Shelf Station Two, the underwater station that served as home and laboratory to five aquanauts for one month.
 

 

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