Challenger Deep – March 2021

Continued dives to Challenger Deep, with Richard Garriot and Michael Dubno.


March 2021

In March 2021, Richard Garriott became the first person in history to launch into space, visit the north and south poles, and journey to the bottom of the ocean.

The current President of the worldwide Explorer’s Club, he contributed novel science experiments and educational projects to his dive to Challenger Deep.

His good friend and fellow explorer Michael Dubno visited the bottom two days later, assisting the team to survey an unexplored portion of the northeast “wall” of the Eastern Pool, Challenger Deep.

As active members of the crew, they assisted with lander operations, film-making, and sharing the experience with school children and explorers or all ages.

Featured News Articles:

The Sun:Explorer sets record-breaking dive 35,000 feet down to lowest point on Earth

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