New submersible able to explore 99% of ocean floor

08/26/2008 | NYTimes.com

Alvin, the last of the tiny submersibles designed to explore nearly three miles beneath the ocean's surface, is being retired after more than 40 years. Its $50 million replacement, now under construction in Wisconsin, will dive up to four miles, opening 99% of the ocean floor to exploration. Although work continues at Ladish Forging outside Milwaukee, budget overruns have delayed the project, with full completion now scheduled for 2015.

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