What is the deepest a manned submersible has gone?
The Chinese submersible Fendouzhe just reached one of the deepest spots on the planet, reaching a dizzying (and dark) depth of 35,791 feet (10,909 meters), according to a state-run news agency. … Eight of those dives exceeded 32,808 feet (10,000 m), and the crewed submersible reached its own record depth on Nov.
How did James Cameron get to the Mariana Trench?
On 26 March 2012, film-maker and explorer James Cameron made a record-breaking solo dive 10,908 metres (35,787 feet) below the surface of the Pacific Ocean in the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER submersible vessel to reach the world’s deepest frontier.
What is the Challenger Trench?
The Challenger Deep is the deepest known place on Earth, with a depth of between 35,755 and 35,853 feet (10,898 to 10,928 meters). It is located at the southern end of the Mariana Trench, in the Pacific Ocean, near the Mariana Islands. The Challenger Deep occupies a vast underwater area.
How deep can Russian submarines go?
The submarine is also known as AS-12, but this number is assigned to another ship.
Russian submarine Losharik.
|Propulsion||1 nuclear reactor E-17 (15 MW)|
|Test depth||2,000–2,500 metres (6,600–8,200 ft) depth in the Arctic Ocean in 2012|
|Complement||25 (estimated), all officers|