Jan. 23, 2020

Challenge of the Deep - the 60th Anniversary of Don Walsh's Trip to the Mariana Trench

Challenge of the Deep - the 60th Anniversary of Don Walsh's Trip to the Mariana Trench

60 years ago today the Trieste made the historic trip to be the first manned vehicle to go to the deepest part of the ocean and come back up again. Join the team as we chat with Don Walsh who made the incredible journey.


60 years ago today the Trieste made the historic trip to be the first manned vehicle to go to the deepest part of the ocean and come back up again. Join the team as we chat with Don Walsh who made the incredible journey. 

Over 35,000 feet below the surface of the ocean the historic voyage came with its challenges, turmoil, and gasoline filled metal balloons.  Come learn about the science behind the dive and some of the terrifying stories of their descent into the deep!

Music from https://filmmusic.io
"Expeditionary" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
"The Descent" by Kevin MacLeod (http://incompetech.com)
License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)