Watch Fabien Cousteau Live In Mission 31

Posted: Jun 2 2014, 5:02am CDT | by , in News | Technology News

 

Watch Fabien Cousteau Live in Mission 31
 

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Fabien Cousteau, grandson of legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau is right now attempting to set a new record in living under water in Mission 31.

Fabien Cousteau launched his Mission 31 a couple hours ago. Mission 31 attempts to break new ground in ocean exploration and also coincides with the 50th anniversary of the legacy left by his grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau. He is credited with creating the first ocean floor habitats for humans and leading a team of ocean explorers on the first attempt to live and work underwater aboard Conshelf Two. That underwater living experiment in the Red Sea succeeded as the first effort in saturation diving, proving that it could be done without suffering any ill effects.

Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 will broaden the original Cousteau experiment by one full day, 30 more feet of saturation.

This will be the first time a mission of this length has taken place in the Aquarius lab, the only underwater marine habitat and lab in the world, located 9 miles off the coast of Key Largo, Fla., and operated by Florida International University. There are nine aquanauts in the underwater lab including Cousteau.

You can watch Fabien Cousteau and the others ive online on the Mission 31 site.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
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