• Short Summary

    TECHNICIANS HAVE BEGUN THE FINAL STAGES OF PREPARING A NEW UNDERWATER HOUSE FOR LONG-TERM OCCUPATION NEAR NICE.

  • Description

    TECHNICIANS HAVE BEGUN THE FINAL STAGES OF PREPARING A NEW UNDERWATER HOUSE FOR LONG-TERM OCCUPATION NEAR NICE.DESIGNED BY THE FAMOUS UNDERWATER EXPLORER, COMMANDER COSTEAU, THE SPHERE-SHAPED HOUSE WILL BE SUFFICIENT TO HOUSE FIVE OCEANAUTS ABOUT 200 FEET (60 METRES) BELOW THE SEA OFF MONACO.

    THE EXPERIMENT HAS BEEN ARRANGED TO SHOW THAT MEN CAN LIVE AND WORK UNDER THE WAVES FOR SEVERAL MONTHS WITHOUT RETURNING TO THE SURFACE.THE OCEANAUTS WILL MOVE INTO THEIR UNDERWATER HOME AT THE END OF AUGUST, AFTER IT HAS BEEN COMPLETELY FITTED OUT WITH ALL ESSENTIAL'S AND TELEPHONE AND TELEVISION.

    THE MEN WILL WEAR NORMAL CLOTHING INSIDE THE 59-TON (60,000 KILO) SPHERE, AND BREATHE A MIXTURE CONTAINING A HIGH PROPORTION OF HELIUM.EACH DAY THEY WILL SWIM OUT FROM THE SPHERE FOR SEVERAL HOURS TO CARRY OUT EXPERIMENTAL WORK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA14LATMX19CJQEL1KWIEEZBY71
    Media URN:
    VLVA14LATMX19CJQEL1KWIEEZBY71
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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