NASA's Other 1969 Mission—to the Bottom of the Ocean

By Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg

While Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were walking on the moon, a team of NASA aquanauts spent 30 days in a submarine, drifting along the Gulf Stream for 1,444 miles. This short documentary, Meanwhile, at the Bottom of the Ocean... celebrates the Ben Franklin mission's legacy of oceanic research.

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