A limited number of mission specialist crew positions are available on each mission. As a mission specialist you will join one submersible dive to the wreck site and assist the expedition crew in one or more support roles aboard the dive support ship and aboard Titan during your dive.
Mission Specialists are adventurers or explorers who financially support the expedition and join the crew for an 11-day mission, make one submersible dive, and assist the expedition crew in one or more support roles aboard the surface vessel and aboard Titan during a dive.
Credentialed or accomplished experts in shipwreck exploration, Titanic history, film making, seafloor mapping, marine biology or technical fields who are selected to provide expertise or equipment necessary to achieve the mission objectives.
Technical Advisors are experts in deep sea technology, their knowledge and understanding of the instruments used aboard Titan will provide operational assistance and guidance for the interpretation of the data captured throughout the mission.
Conduct laser scans of the shipwreck and debris field.
Operate on-board cameras to capture photos and videos of sealife, shipwreck, artifacts and more.
Assist the pilot with sub-to-surface communications.
Help identify undersea objects, conduct species counts and record team’s observations.
Assist the pilot in navigation throughout the dive with sonar and inertial navigation system.
Participate in servicing the submersible after dive operations.
Assist in Mission Control with ship-to-sub communications and monitoring the sub's position.
Download, review and process images captured during the dive.
Conduct a detailed review and analysis of the sonar and laser data to create an image of the wreck based on information captured during the dive.
Assist in operational dive planning.