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 Bathyscaphe Trieste - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Trieste was a deep-diving research bathyscaphe ("deep boat") with a crew of two.
The bathyscaphe was then retired and some of her components were used in the Trieste II.
Trieste is a permanent exhibit at the Navy Museum in Washington, DC.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /USS_Trieste   (356 words)

 Encyclopedia: Bathyscaphe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Download high resolution version (740x620, 56 KB) A Bathyscaphe Trieste is hoisted out of the water in a tropical port, circa 1958-59, soon after her purchase by the Navy.
In 1960 Trieste set a world record by diving to a depth of 35,810 feet (10,915 meters) at the bottom of the Challenger Deep, the deepest point in the Mariana Trench and believed to be the deepest point in the world's oceans.
Her emblem The Bathyscaphe Trieste Trieste was a deep-diving research bathyscaphe (deep boat) with a crew of two.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Bathyscaphe   (513 words)

 Another Kursk? 7 crewmembers trapped inside sunken diving vessel at the depth of 196 meters - PRAVDA.Ru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Seven servicemen of the Russian navy were trapped inside the Priz AC-28 bathyscaphe, which was blocked at the depth of 190 meters.
Rescuers are trying to hook on the underwater vessel, or the fishing net, which twisted around the propeller of the bathyscaphe and blocked it on the sea floor.
The Priz AC-28 bathyscaphe suffered a state of emergency on Thursday afternoon during a routine submersion of the vessel.
english.pravda.ru /printed.html?news_id=15925   (531 words)

 Depth of the Deepest Dive in a Bathyscaphe
A bathyscaphe is a submarine-like vessel designed to operate at great depths.
The bathyscaphe is not only used for exploration, in 1963 it was used to search for the hull of the nuclear submarine USS Thresher, which had plunged 2560 meters to the ocean floor.
The rift valley is the separation between the Eurasian plate and the North American plate of the earth's crust and it is one of the many sites in the ocean bottom where molten rock oozes forth to form new crust.
hypertextbook.com /facts/2003/KrystalBrewington.shtml   (454 words)

 Current Vessels: Submersibles - Trieste
The bathyscaphe, the creation of Professor Auguste Piccard, is the underwater equivalent of a lighter-than-air craft such as a blimp, operating in reverse.
Some horizontal maneuverability of the bathyscaphe is provided by two battery-powered reversible propellers mounted on the hull.
The long-range objectives of this program are to explore the ocean environment at great depths and to evaluate the potentialities of the bathyscaphe both as a research tool and as a naval craft, such as a submarine rescue vessel or a deep diving submarine.
www.onr.navy.mil /focus/ocean/vessels/submersibles5.htm   (640 words)

 MSN Encarta - Bathyscaphe
Bathyscaphe, submarine vessel designed to operate at great depths.
The first such vessel, invented in 1947 by the Swiss physicist Auguste Piccard, explored the ocean bottom at a depth, in 1954, as great as 4000 m (13,125 ft) and operated under water pressure of 0.42 metric ton/sq cm.
The bathyscaphe Trieste, built in 1953, set a world record on January 23, 1960, when it descended 10,915 m (about 35,810 ft) to the bottom of the Mariana Trench, deepest known point in the oceans, 338 km (about 210 mi) southwest of Guam.
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/RefArticle.aspx?refid=761573707   (262 words)

 Bathyscaphe -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Auguste Piccard, inventor of the first bathyscaphe, composed the name bathyscaphe using the (A native or inhabitant of Greece) Greek words "bathos" (depth) and "skaphos" (ship).
Piccard's second bathyscaphe was (Click link for more info and facts about Trieste) Trieste, and was purchased by the US Navy in 1957.
In 1960 Trieste set an unbeatable world record by diving to the bottom of the (Click link for more info and facts about Challenger Deep) Challenger Deep, deepest point in the (Click link for more info and facts about Mariana Trench) Mariana Trench and believed to be the deepest point in the world's oceans.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/b/ba/bathyscaphe.htm   (152 words)

The deep-diving research bathyscaphe Trieste was first launched in 1953 near Naples, Italy, by the Swiss scientist who designed her, Auguste Piccard.
The intrepid divers were housed in the 6-foot-diameter white sphere that was attached to the bottom of the buoyant tank, which reached a length of over 50 feet.
The tank was filled with floats containing some 70 tons of gasoline (gasoline is lighter than water) to allow the bathyscaphe to float on the surface before beginning the dive.
www.ocean.udel.edu /extreme2003/geology/trieste.html   (333 words)

 hci - msc interactive software development   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
" Life in the bathyscaphe is simple, protected as it is from the pressure of the vast quantities of data.
Every now and then man peers through the windows of the bathyscaphe to obtain facts that are necessary for some purpose or other.
The information windows must be designed so that man, with his limited capabilities, can locate the data he wants and obtain simple answers to questions that may need complex processing.
mercury.tvu.ac.uk /~andy/hci   (138 words)

 USN Ships--TRIESTE (1958-1963) in 1959-60
Jacques Piccard (right), co-designer of the bathyscaphe, and Ernest Virgil loading iron shot ballast into Trieste, prior to her record 18,600 foot descent in in the Marianas Trench, off Guam.
Jacques Piccard, co-designer of the bathyscaphe, and his assistants make final checks aboard her, prior to Trieste's first deep dive in the Marianas Trench.
USS Wandank (ATA-204) is in the distance, apparently towing the bathyscaphe.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-t/trste-b.htm   (411 words)

 SIA CHECHENPRESS || PRESS || Comrade Putin's UFO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Despite the warnings of the british, the decision of lifting the bathyscaphe which was still kept by cables was made by Ivanov.
As a result of Ivanov's order, the bathyscaphe, it started to draw it up on a surface, and it was lifted up to 30 meters, but it was immediately lowered on the former place.
Well, and if it to speak seriously, it was found out, that the bathyscaphe was hooked not at poaching net, but namely at the aerial with which Putin, obviously, missing the transatlantic friend, kept an eye on it, in a habit acquired in studies of Ljubianka.
chechenpress.co.uk /english/news/2005/08/16/04.shtml   (1570 words)

 SharkTrust Online - Jacques Cousteau?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I did some checking, it seems that it was Lt.Donald Walsh who descended to the manned submersible record depth of 10,911m in the Challenger Deep section of the Marianas Trench, with Jacques Piccard aboard the bathyscaphe Trieste on January 23, 1960.
Jacques Cousteau appears to have been involved with the French funded bathyscaphe FNRS-3 which competed with Trieste for depth records in the 1950s.
because a bathyscaphe is effectively an underwater balloon with the cabin suspended below a large flotation chamber that contains gasoline and iron pellets.
www.sharktrust.org /cgi/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=240   (409 words)

 RIA Novosti - Russia - Rescue of Russian bathyscaphe from sea bottom under way
VLADIVOSTOK, August 5 (RIA Novosti, Anatoly Ilyukhov) - The seven-member crew of a Russian bathyscaphe (a deep-sea observation vessel) that sank near the Kamchatka Peninsula (Russia's Far East) is alive and well, a spokesman for the Russian Navy Pacific Fleet said.
Alexander Kosolapov said the navy was conducting a major rescue operation, involving nine ships from the Pacific Fleet, to hoist the bathyscaphe from its depth of 190 meters.
The bathyscaphe is 13.5 meters long and 5.7 meters wide.
en.rian.ru /russia/20050805/41094068.html   (195 words)

 People Under the Sea: Submersibles - 1900-1960
Inventor Auguste Piccard improved upon the bathysphere with his design for a bathyscaphe, which means deep boat.
The bathyscaphe had two main parts: a cylindrical metal float, from which a steel ball was suspended.
These were held inside the bathyscaphe by doors sealed with elecromagnets.
www.onr.navy.mil /focus/blowballast/people/submersibles1.htm   (567 words)

 BBC - Experimental Review - Bathyscaphe, Road Movie
Bathyscaphe are part of the new breed of post-rock band atmospheric instrumentalists like Godspeed You Black Emperor !, Tortoise and Set Fire To Flames, promoting a musical aesthetic that focuses more on actual performance than cute programming tricks.
Hailing from Paris, the band got their start by doing soundtrack work for film directors such as Lionel Delplanque, Georges Zsiga and Dan Salzmann, and have now released a debut full length which takes this soundtrack concept one step further.
For those that arent, Bathyscaphe make a fine introduction to a label thats putting out some excellent experimental music in a country that is absolutely bursting with some really captivating new bands.
www.bbc.co.uk /music/experimental/reviews/bathyscaphe_rm.shtml   (544 words)

 Search Results for bathyscaphe -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
bathyscaphe (q.v.) launched by Auguste Piccard in 1953.
Swiss-born Belgian physicist notable for his exploration of both the upper stratosphere and the depths of the sea in ships of his own design.
Swiss oceanic engineer, economist, and physicist, who helped his father, Auguste Piccard, build the bathyscaphe for deep-sea exploration and who also invented the mesoscaphe, an undersea vessel for...
www.britannica.com /search?query=bathyscaphe&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (295 words)

 GEO World - Mar 2001 - The "G" in GIS: Six Heroes of Geography Sign Fliers' and Explorers' Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1960, Jacques Piccard and Don Walsh dived in a bathyscaphe to a depth of 35,800 feet in the Marianas Trench, the deepest spot in any ocean.
When the bathyscaphe Trieste descended to the bottom of the ocean, Piccard and Walsh set a record that can never be broken.
He described the long, frustrating quest as his grandfather Auguste Piccard conceived and designed the bathyscaphe in 1905 and struggled to build it, first with funding from Belgium, then France, Italy and finally the United States.
www.geoplace.com /gw/2001/0301/0301gng.asp   (1768 words)

The brave divers were housed in a sphere attached to the bottom of the bathyscaphe's long buoyant tank.
Piccard and Walsh stayed on the bottom for 20 minutes, eating chocolate bars for sustenance, their teeth chattering in the 45°F cold cabin.
Outside the bathyscaphe, the ocean temperature was 37.4
www.ocean.udel.edu /extreme2004/geology/trieste.html   (575 words)

 Auguste Piccard   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In 1947, Piccard built his first bathyscaphe, a vehicle used for deep-sea descents.
It floated in water as a balloon floated in air and used ballast to maneuver with two propellers.
In 1953, he launched his second bathyscaphe, the Trieste, which reached a depth of 10,300 feet (3,150 meters).
www.centennialofflight.gov /essay/Dictionary/Piccard/DI38.htm   (220 words)

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"Bathyscaphe's second album, following Road Movie, based in discrete territories, -11034 m is a deep dive into the abyss where an oppressing sensation pulls it close to epic proportions.
It is no coincidence, that scores of producers have seeked out these sounds shapers, to create various soundtracks to accompany their pictures.
Bathyscaphe's instrumental music recalls much more than just words, but rather evokes a huge palette of sentiments, realized and forged by; Fred Charlot (sampling, guitars, sequencing); his brother, Olivier (bass, sampling), and Cyril Moyer (drums).
www.darla.com /catalog/search.asp?id=8730   (169 words)

 Deep Submergence Vehicles - Navy Ships
The bathyscaphe ("bathy" = deep, "scaphe" = ship) Trieste was built in 1953 at Naples, Italy, by the Swiss scientist Auguste Piccard.
The bathyscaphe was retired soon after that, and some of her components were used in the newly constructed Trieste II.
A decision was made to build a second bathyscaphe, Trieste II, with the original Trieste assigned to the Deep Submergence Systems Project to test equipment that would be employed on other deep submergence systems.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/dsv.htm   (1696 words)

 Rendezvous with a Diving Pioneer
I remembered the original bathyscaphe, which was actually a metal balloon filled with non-compressible gasoline, from which a diving sphere was suspended.
It was a few days before he was scheduled to descend in the bathyscaphe.
It is sad that many divers today are unaware of the accomplishments of people such as Piccard and Don Walsh or even that they existed.
www.skin-diver.com /Departments/Environment/RendezvousDivingPioneer.asp?theID=648   (911 words)

 Ultraquiet No More: Trapped Russian Bathyscaphe
The SRC apparently needs either a connection to latch onto (doesn't have a skirt like a DSRV) that all US subs have (not sure about old Russian Bathyscaphes), or they need to be attached by a diver or deep submergence vessel.
I do not know if a diver with a hardsuit is going with the SRC, but it sounds like even if the SRC or DSRV can get there quickly, it might be up to the Japanese.
It is a Bathyscaphe - a low power, lightly manned, but deep diving research vessel.
makeyourdepth.blogspot.com /2005/08/trapped-russian-bathyscaphe.html   (2170 words)

 Abyss2 1.0 - Free download Abyss2 1.0
You have a sea vessel and a bathyscaphe that you can use to procure gold, gems and pearls.
Giant crabs, killer-squids, sharks, piranhas - these are just some of the monsters that you will face in the deep.
Piranhas will try to bite you, sharks will gnaw the bathyscaphe's chains, squids will obscure your sight with clouds of blue ink, crabs will creep on the sea bottom.
freedownloadswindows.com /659150/abyss2_10.html   (146 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: The Glass Bathyscaphe: How Glass Changed the World: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Glass Bathyscaphe asks what was the crucial difference between oriental and occidental societies in the late middle ages and Renaissance that meant that those in the west developed modern scientific method and those in the east did not?
Their argument is subtle and sophisticated but they are in no doubt that glass has never been given the central place it deserves.
Ironically, given its subject, The Glass Bathyscaphe has a slightly opaque title (how many know, without consulting a dictionary, what a bathyscaphe is?) but, for a short book, it is a very challenging one, asking us to look anew at the whole history of science and technology.--Nick Rennison
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/1861974000   (1009 words)

 Trieste - TheBestLinks.com - Austria, Austria-Hungary, Bishop, Bathyscaphe Trieste, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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For Auguste Piccard's deep-sea submersible Trieste, see Bathyscaphe Trieste.
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