Objects

Film 46: Atlantis Boomer

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: film: 16mm
Maker: Date made: 1962
Materials: Kodachrome
Measurements: 300'

Silent color film featuring some of the Harold Edgerton's work done in Monaco with Jacques-Yves Cousteau and Olivier Leenhardt in late summer 1962. The film includes footage of the preparation, deployment and return of the Soucoupe submersible on the Calypso. Also includes footage of a boomer probe being raised and lowered, and of Custeau underwater habitat, "Conshelf I" (yellow and black checked sphere section visible; also known as "Diogène") and the data read-out from the probe. (CC)


http://edgerton-digital-collections.org/videos/hee-fv-224
HEE-FV-224

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Leenhardt, Olivier
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thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
France
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