Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in

Harold 'Doc' Edgerton, Jacques-Yves Cousteau and the CALYPSO crew, 1953

This silent, b/w film by Doc Edgerton was taken in 1953 during his first oceanographic research collaboration in the Mediterranean Sea with Jacques-Yves Cousteau on board CALYPSO. Crew members including Doc and Cousteau work on deploying deep-water camera equipment arranged on an improvised towing sled. The project was partly sponsored by the National Geographic Society and features in the Society's Jan. 1954 issue. Courtesy of MIT Museum [HEE-FV-169].

Comments (1)

Where’s the volume? Seems to be without sound.
I’m on a offshore vessel right now working with Sonar; these guys were true pioneers, and we have only started what they began. 3/5ths of the ocean floor has NOT been explored…. and Bush wants to go to Mars??? Let’s finish this planet before moving to the next. SCF

Posted over 7 years by Anonymous

You need to log in, in order to post comments.

Old Versions

Old Versions

Category: Education | Updated over 7 years ago

Created
June 04, 2008 12:55
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
15077 times

More from Old Versions

House Fly in Slow Motion

House Fly in Slow Motion

Added over 8 years ago | 00:00:56 | 16299 views

Jacques-Yves Cousteau Tests Harold 'Doc' Edgerton's camera, 1952

Jacques-Yves Cousteau Tests Harold ...

Added 8 years ago | 00:00:57 | 21312 views

Snake Tongue

Snake Tongue

Added 9 years ago | 00:00:16 | 18584 views

Small Object Popping Bubble

Small Object Popping Bubble

Added over 8 years ago | 00:00:42 | 11656 views

Synchronous Motor Motional Transients

Synchronous Motor Motional Transients

Added over 8 years ago | 00:03:03 | 13202 views

Piano Hammer and Wire

Piano Hammer and Wire

Added 9 years ago | 00:01:50 | 23514 views