June 24, 2012

China's deep-sea submersible makes its 4th dive

(Xinhua, June 24, 2012)  China's manned deep-sea submersible Jiaolong prepares to be put into water to make a fourth dive into the sea at the Mariana Trench on June 24, 2012. China's manned submersible, Jiaolong, made its fourth dive in the Mariana Trench on Sunday morning to attempt the world's first 7,000-meter dive below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. [Xinhua]