Journey To The Bottom Of The Mariana Trench In A Titanium Submarine

Mar 12, 2020

Category: Living

Last year EYOS Expeditions and Caladan Oceanic joined forces for an incredibly ambitious mission, embarking on a total of 39 deep-sea dives in a manned submersible in “The five Deeps” — Malloy Deep; the Puerto Rico trench; South Sandwich trench; Java Trench; and Mariana Trench — the exploration of the latter of which resulted in a new record for the deepest manned dive of 10,898 meters (more than 6.75 miles).

Christened the “Limiting Factor,” the submersible was built by Florida’s Triton Submarines, features a full-titanium hull and seating for two, and is the first-ever submersible to receive a “Depth Unlimited” classification. With the successful mission now in their rearview, EYOS — which currently more than 1,200 completed expeditions under its belt — for the first time ever is allowing deep-pocketed members of the public to partake in exploring the Mariana Trench, or, as the sea below 6,000 meters is often called: “Earth’s Final Frontier.” Organized to help fund future research and scientific expeditions, each of the public sub-sea adventures will travel more than 7 miles beneath the waves over a 14 hour period, eight hours of which is spent ascending and descending. For more information or to reserve your place aboard, check out the company’s website.

Learn More: Here

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Living

lululemon’s LiftOS Hiking Backpack Offers Back Support and Water-Resistance

The brand’s innovative LiftOS tech helps evenly distribute weight in the 25L bag.

Posted By Yoni Yardeni


The 5 Best Travel Backpacks [VIDEO]

Hard working packs purpose built for globetrotting.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Featured Image

Samsung Adds an AI-Powered Washer & Dryer to Its Bespoke Line

The customizable appliances offer the brand's most advanced cleaning tech.

Posted By

Aug 9, 2022

Featured Image

The MoonLander Is a Truck Shell That Doubles as an Elevated Sleeper

The camper's unique design allows for a full-size mattress in a short-bed pickup.

Posted By

Aug 5, 2022

Featured Image

Model No.’s First-Ever Lighting Pieces Pair Mid-Century Charm with Sustainability

The collection features floor, table, and hanging lamps that are each 3D printed to order.

Posted By

Aug 4, 2022

Featured Image

TAXA Equips the Mantis 5.1 with a Shower That Can Reach Outside

The updated trailer finds new ways to increase versatility at the campsite.

Posted By

Aug 1, 2022