Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Harold 'Doc' Edgerton, Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the CALYPSO crew, 1953

This silent, b/w film by Doc Edgerton was taken in 1953 during his first oceanographic research collaboration in the Mediterranean Sea with Jacques-Yves Cousteau on board CALYPSO. Crew members including Doc and Cousteau work on deploying deep-water camera equipment arranged on an improvised towing sled. The project was partly sponsored by the National Geographic Society and features in the Society's Jan. 1954 issue. Courtesy of MIT Museum [HEE-FV-169].

Comments (1)

Where’s the volume? Seems to be without sound.
I’m on a offshore vessel right now working with Sonar; these guys were true pioneers, and we have only started what they began. 3/5ths of the ocean floor has NOT been explored…. and Bush wants to go to Mars??? Let’s finish this planet before moving to the next. SCF

Posted 9 years by Anonymous

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

Old Versions

Old Versions

Category: Education | Updated over 9 years ago

Created
June 04, 2008 12:55
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
16494 times

More from Old Versions

Formation of Round and Hollow Unicellular Particles by Spray Processing

Formation of Round and Hollow Unice...

Added 10 years ago | 00:03:44 | 16520 views

A Cat Always Lands on its Feet

A Cat Always Lands on its Feet

Added 10 years ago | 00:00:30 | 20854 views

Insects with Two Pairs of Wings in Slow Motion

Insects with Two Pairs of Wings in ...

Added 10 years ago | 00:01:29 | 26371 views

Science Reporter - Underwater Photography

Science Reporter - Underwater Photo...

Added 10 years ago | 00:29:03 | 20457 views

Bubble pop

Bubble pop

Added over 10 years ago | 00:00:29 | 23183 views

Time Lapse: Sand Dollars

Time Lapse: Sand Dollars

Added 10 years ago | 00:01:22 | 16234 views