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OceanGate hits big milestone in effort to build a submersible for trips to the Titanic

GeekWire: August 23, 2017 OceanGate says it’s completed assembly of the core pressure vessel for its Cyclops 2 submersible vehicle, which is due to take on the first crewed scientific expedition to the Titanic shipwreck in years. READ MORE...

Latin Banker Pays $105,000 To Join Titanic Wreck Expedition

Forbes: June 4, 2017 When you mention the RMS Titanic to 49-year-old Latin banker Renata Rojas, her eyes fill with tears – of excitement, really. READ MORE...

Composite submersibles: Under pressure in deep, deep waters

CompositesWorld: May 10, 2017 Manned deepsea exploration calls for a highly engineered composites solution that saves weight and preserves life — at 6,500-psi service pressure. READ MORE...

STOCKTON RUSH: Meet the man leading tours of the Titanic

Independent: May 8, 2017 Stockton Rush used to think that space was the final frontier. Now, he says, it's actually the ocean floor READ MORE...

Explorers plan voyage to see Titanic wreckage

CBS This Morning: Aired on April 14, 2017 - Special news report by Chip Reid. WATCH IT NOW...

To visit Titanic, New York banker dives deep into her savings

Reuters: Renata Rojas has longed to visit the wreck of the Titanic since she was a girl, years before the ill-fated passenger liner was discovered on the seabed three decades ago. READ MORE...

OceanGate Going Deep to Explore the Titanic

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Cory Johnson: Aired on April 11, 2017 - The interview with Stockton Rush begins at the 2:15 mark. HEAR THE INTERVIEW...

Stockton Rush interview with Seattle's Ron & Don Show

KIRO Radio: Aired on March 24, 2017 - Ron and Don interviewed Stockton Rush regarding OceanGate's upcoming expedition to the Titanic. HEAR THE INTERVIEW...

Researchers Plan Manned 2018 Expedition to Titanic

Associated Press: WOODS HOLE, Mass. (AP) -- Researchers are planning what they say is the first manned submersible expedition to the Titanic since 2005. OceanGate Expeditions recently announced that the seven-week research mission will depart from Newfoundland, Canada, in May 2018. READ MORE...

After A Dozen Years, Firm Offers Tourists A Chance To Dive To Titanic Wreck

Forbes: It’s been 12 long years since the wreck of RMS Titanic, resting some 12,500 feet at the bottom of the North Atlantic, has been visited by humans. If all goes according to plan, that drought will end next spring when OceanGate Expeditions launches a series of deep submersible dives. READ MORE...

Want to visit the wreck of the Titanic? Soon that may be possible

Washington Post: On the night of April 14, 1912, the RMS Titanic — the largest active passenger liner of its time — crashed into an iceberg, sinking just hours later to the bottom of the North Atlantic. More than 1,500 people died in the disaster. READ MORE...

Take a dive to see the remains of the Titanic

Mother Nature Network: More than a century after it slipped under the waves at 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic remains a constant object of fascination, intrigue and ever-evolving legend. Unfortunately for those determined to solve the mystery behind her ill-fated maiden voyage, the window of opportunity to study what remains of the ship will soon come to a close. READ MORE...

OceanGate plans an expedition to 3D scan the Titanic

Techcrunch: Seattle-based OceanGate Inc. this week announced plans for a manned expedition to study the R.M.S. Titanic, the world’s most famous shipwreck. Fewer than 200 people have ever visited the Titanic since it sank in April 1912 according to historians’ estimates. To put that in perspective, more people have scaled the summit of Mt. Everest, or flown in space. READ MORE...

Everett company planning Titanic expedition with civilians

KOMO TV (Seattle ABC): EVERETT, Wash. -- Everett-based company OceanGate Expeditions is planning a seven-week research expedition to the RMS Titanic, to study the wreckage and its larger impact on the ocean. The crew will set off from St. John’s, Newfoundland in late May 2018, and be the first manned submersible expedition to the wreck since 2005. READ MORE...