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submersibles

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Sonar finds intact 'ghost ship' off the Hawaiian coast

A research team surveying the sea floor off the coast of O'ahu has found an intact ship sitting upright under 2,000 feet of water.

By December 8, 2014

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Deep thoughts from aquanauts: Meet the Mission 31 undersea team

Who would live underwater for weeks at a time -- and in view of the public? Get to know Fabien Cousteau and his crew doing it for science, bragging rights, and, uh, the freeze-dried food.

By June 1, 2014

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Underwater aviation, flying to the 'edge of darkness'

For CNET's Dan Terdiman, it's a dream come true: "flying" underwater in the $1.7 million DeepFlight SuperFalcon.

By May 10, 2014

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Lego robot submersible steered with Xbox 360 controller

An engineering student has built an underwater vehicle using a Lego Mindstorms NXT and a pair of NXTBee chips.

By August 13, 2012

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Arrow: A four-wheeled 'fighter jet' for the road (Q&A)

One of Charles Bombardier's many wild concept vehicle designs, the Arrow, could be powered by lithium-air batteries with a range of over 370 miles.

By December 31, 2013

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Killer Whale Submarine a killer personal submersible

Submarines are awesome. A submarine shaped like a Killer Whale is off-the-charts awesome. It can be yours for a cool $100,000.

By March 8, 2012

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Elon Musk is the anonymous buyer of the James Bond Lotus submarine

After it was found languishing in storage, the famous amphibian Bond car was auctioned off for nearly $1 million. Better yet, it turns out SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was the secret buyer.

By October 17, 2013

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Virgin Oceanic's deep-sea submersible (images)

Richard Branson's latest effort is to send a solo submersible to the deepest spot in all five of the Earth's oceans.

8 Images By April 5, 2011

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Will Cameron's deep-sea voyage yield breakthrough drugs?

Moviemaker's expedition to the Mariana Trench could usher in a new type of undersea lab that can extract chemical compounds from microorganisms living in the deepest parts of the ocean.

By April 12, 2012

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James Cameron hits the world's floor -- and returns

The director pilots a submersible to the ocean's deepest point in the Mariana Trench, becoming the first person to make the nearly 7-mile dive alone. Naturally, a 3D film is in the works.

By March 26, 2012