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Mission Dates


Mission 1 June 27 - July 6, 2019 Full
Mission 2 July 5 - 14, 2019 Full
Mission 3 July 13 - 22, 2019 Full
Mission 4 July 21 - 30, 2019 Full
Mission 5 July 29 - August 7, 2019 Limited
Mission 6 August 6 - 15, 2019 Full
Mission 1 June 25 - July 4, 2020 Limited
Mission 2 July 3 - 12, 2020 Full
Mission 3 July 11 - 20, 2020 Open
Mission 4 July 19 - 28, 2020 Open
Mission 5 July 27 - August 5, 2020 Open
Mission 6 August 4 - 13, 2020 Open

Each mission is limited to 9 Mission Specialists. Please call 425-595-6343 for availability and crew application.


Mission Specialist Support Fee

$125,000 per person


Companion Program

As a Mission Specialist you are welcome to bring a companion for an additional fee of 50% of Mission Specialist fee. Companions may participate in all the expeditions activities except for a submersible dive. All companions must apply to join and be vetted by the expedition team. Companions share a ship stateroom and hotel room with the mission specialist they are joining. There is a limit of 3 companions per mission so please contact the expedition team for the current availability.


To Join the Expedition

  • Review the eligibility requirements below.
  • Submit an Application Request on this page.
  • Your Application Request will be reviewed by the OceanGate Expeditions crew and, if appropriate, we will provide a link to the actual Crew Application.
  • Your Crew Application will be reviewed by our Expedition Leader and crew, with a follow up call scheduled to answer any questions and confirm your participation

Mission Specialist Requirements

  • Be able to board small boats (Zodiacs) in rough seas.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time the expedition commences.
  • Be comfortable in dynamic environments where plans and timetables may change.
  • Can demonstrate basic balance, mobility and flexibility (i.e. climb a 6 foot step ladder, carry 20 lbs., etc.)
  • Be able to live aboard a research class expedition vessel with the operations crew for seven nights.
  • Have a valid passport and can legally travel to/from Canada