Kathy Sullivan, America’s first female spacewalker, additionally became the first woman to arrive at the deepest known point of the ocean.
Sullivan pigeon to the base of the Challenger Deep and securely returned in her submersible vessel on Monday, as per EYOS Expeditions, the organization that worked her expedition. She is presently the eighth individual to arrive at the depth, the lowest point in the Marianas Trench, which is around 35,853 feet under the Western Pacific Ocean surface.
A call was made between Sullivan’s vessel at the base of the ocean and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. The call was respect to Sullivan’s other historic adventure when she became the principal American lady to walk in space in 1984.
“As a hybrid oceanographer and astronaut this was an extraordinary day, a once in a lifetime day, seeing the moonscape of the Challenger Deep and then comparing notes with my colleagues on the ISS about our remarkable reusable inner-space outer-spacecraft,” Sullivan said in a press release.
Campaign leader Rob McCallum said it was astonishing to set up the call between the two “spacecraft.”
“Two groups of humans using cutting edge technology to explore the outer edges of our world,” McCallum said. “It highlighted the vast span of human endeavor while at the same time linking us close together as fellow explorers.”
The initial two individuals to arrive at the Challenger Deep, situated in the south finish of the Mariana Trench around 190 miles southwest of Guam, were Don Walsh and Jacques Picard in 1960.
Victor Vescovo arrived at the base a year ago as a component of an undertaking group that made five makes a plunge the Mariana Trench through the span of seven days. Vescovo portrayed the channel as “extremely tranquil” in a meeting with Live Science a year ago.
“Honestly, toward the end, I simply turned the thrusters off, leaned back in the cockpit and enjoyed a tuna fish sandwich while I very slowly drifted just above the bottom of the deepest place on Earth, enjoying the view and appreciating what the team had done technically,” Vescovo said.
“Avatar” and “Titanic” producer James Cameron broke the record for the deepest solo plunge 2012 when he turned into the main individual to arrive at the Challenger Deep alone.
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