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James Cameron: “Heckuva Ride”
By Angela Messina, March 27, 2012 @ 01:53 PM (EST)
Source: National Geographic

At about noon on Monday James Cameron returned from his solo dive into the Mariana Trench.

 
Describing what he’d seen, Cameron said, "It was bleak. It looked like the moon." He also said that he saw no fish and few signs of life aside from a few shrimplike amphipods.


Cameron’s exploration was cut short after three hours due to a hydraulic fluid leak. This hampered his ability to move his craft around as well as his control over the robotic arms that were meant to pick up geological samples.


Cameron’s excitement remained undiminshed by these setbacks.  "Next dive," he said. "Gotta leave something for the next one."

Read more in the National Geographic article.

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