The following is an email from James Cameron to Don Walsh, co-pilot of the Trieste…
Explorer and filmmaker James Cameron is soon to make history on a mission to Earth’s deepest point.
“DEEPSEA CHALLENGER had both booms extended and all her lights blazing,” said underwater photographer Simon Christidis. “I tracked her downward until she was swallowed by the darkness.”
James Cameron goes in front of the camera to talk about why we need modern exploration to further science.
Just before noon, the Mermaid Sapphire lay half a mile away from the island on an ocean simmering with heat. We could smell wood smoke from a cook fire somewhere inside the thick green jungle behind the beach.