Only Russia has technology, knowledge and real specialists. A press-conference on the research vessel Akademik Fedorov.
Tomorrow, after reaching 83º Nord, moving on the east side of Franz Josef Land, the Akademik Fedorov will be released on the ice and in one of the ice-holes test dive of the Mir-1 and the Mir-2 deep manned submersibles will be conducted. Today on the eve of a trial dive Head of the high-Arctic deep-sea expedition, Artur Chilingarov came in a helicopter from the nuclear ice-breaker Russia for the press conference. He noted that the purpose of the trial dive is to complete the main task – the submersibles’ dive at the North Pole.
Thursday, July 26, 2007