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It's SEALAB II's 50th anniversary, now thru mid-October

Discussion in 'History of Diving Museum' started by SEALAB Author Ben H., Aug 31, 2015.

  1. SEALAB Author Ben H.

    SEALAB Author Ben H. Nassau Grouper

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    Hello diving history fans. . .

    You may be interested in my blog about SEALAB II's golden anniversary, which happens to coincide with the current mission at Aquarius Reef Base just south of the Keys. Included in the blog you'll find a link to one of the more amusing congratulatory calls from a U.S. president. You'll also hear the helium-infused voice of Scott Carpenter, the Mercury Project astronaut who joined the SEALAB program, along with the voice of George Bond, the father of SEALAB and a chief proponent of saturation diving, which is what made SEALAB, and a mission like the one now going on at Aquarius, possible. . . Enjoy!

    Ben Hellwarth,
    author of SEALAB: America's Forgotten Quest to Live and Work on the Ocean Floor
     
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  2. Sam Miller III

    Sam Miller III Scuba Legend Scuba Legend

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: CALIFORNIA: Where recreational diving began!
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    THANK YOU BEN....
    for the notification
    for accurately documenting the Sea Lab program

    The diving world past, present and future owes you a debt of gratitude for your foresight and herculean effort for writing your book

    A true classic of our time

    Dr. Samuel Miller, 111
     

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