Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

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 almost 6 years by Anonymous

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

Old Versions

Old Versions

Category: Education | Updated almost 6 years ago

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


Viewed
12908 times

More from Old Versions

Small Object Popping Bubble

Small Object Popping Bubble

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:42 | 10233 views

Time Lapse: Sun Setting Through Window of Lobby 7: MIThenge

Time Lapse: Sun Setting Through Win...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:00:05 | 10563 views

Milk Drop to Splash

Milk Drop to Splash

Added over 7 years ago | 00:01:04 | 13809 views

Time Lapse: Starfish

Time Lapse: Starfish

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:01:22 | 12045 views

Insects with a Single Pair of Wings in Slow Motion

Insects with a Single Pair of Wings...

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:01:27 | 19411 views

Exploring Aerodynamics in Nature

Exploring Aerodynamics in Nature

Added almost 7 years ago | 00:12:40 | 16999 views