Alvin

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AcronymDefinition
AlvinDeep-Sea Submersible (named after Allyn Vine, WHOI engineer)
AlvinAir Launched Vehicle Investigation
AlvinAlaska License Vehicle Information Network
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A tribute to the men accompanying the photograph called them heroes and said they had served on board a nuclear-powered deep-sea submersible known by the designation AS-31.
Russia is trying control the flow of publicly available information on Monday's tragic submarine fire incident in the Barents Sea, which killed 14 sailors on board a deep-sea submersible, which is reportedly nuclear powered.
A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving the crew trapped at the bottom of the Pacific.
A massive creature attacks a deep-sea submersible, leaving the crew of the disabled vessel trapped at the bottom of the Pacific.
The big fish disables a deep-sea submersible with the crew trapped at the bottom of the Pacific.
A deep-sea submersible - part of an international undersea observation program - has been attacked by a massive creature, previously thought to be extinct, and now lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest trench in the Pacific with its crew trapped inside.
A deep-sea submersible -- part of an international undersea observation program -- has been attacked by a massive creature and lies disabled at the bottom of the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean with its crew trapped inside.
By 2019, he plans to take a manned deep-sea submersible 10,000 meters down to the Mariana Trench.
Last month, the United States closely monitored the Russian spy ship Yantar, which equipped with two self-propelled deep-sea submersible craft, cruised off the U.S.
Alvin, which is now the longest-serving deep-sea submersible, was the subject of an article in the August 1964 issue.
Chapman and Mallinson had spent three days trapped in a Pisces III, a 6ft deep-sea submersible that had been laying deep-sea phone cables 150 miles off the coast of Ireland in 1973 and were rescued with only a few minutes of oxygen left.
It's impossible for divers to go to the same depths without a deep-sea submersible. The extreme pressure created by the weight of the water above would crush us.