Virtual - Interactive Expeditions
Aconcagua
The second highest of the Seven Summits, Aconcagua is often referred to as the \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\"highest trekking peak in the world\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\", as it can be climbed by fit walkers without roped mountaineering experience. However, even the \\\\\\\\
Ama Dablam
Ama Dablam is one of the most beautiful peaks in the Himalaya. Situated in the heart of Everest\\\'s Khumbu Region, it lies directly above Thyangboche Monastery on the well-worn path to Everest Base Camp. The SW Ridge is like a long Alpine Difficile,
Elbrus
Elbrus is the highest mountain in Europe, located in the beautiful Caucasus Mountains. The Caucasus stretch for 880 kilometres from the Black Sea to the Caspian Sea. They form the physical barrier dividing Europe and Asia, although the whole range li
Shisapangma Expedition
Ranking 14th among the highest peaks on earth, Mount Shishapangma is one of the easiest 8,000er mountains. Unlike the 8,000ers that lie either in Nepal or Nepal-Tibet Border, Shishapangma is the only 8,000er that completely lies inside Tibet. In fact
Dhaulagiri Expedition
The seventh highest, and one of the most popular 8000m Peaks, Dhaulagiri lies on the north-west of Pokhara in the Western Nepal and south of the Tibet and Nepal border. Dhaulagiri was first climbed by the Swiss team in 1960 via the North East Ridge.
Little Snowy Mountains Dinosaur Project 2014
This quarry has come a long way since we opened it in 2006 and has become the largest stegosaur bonebed in the world. Due to JRDI’s student intern’s research program we are learning so much about these fascinating creatures. For the first time we’ve
SS Gairsoppa Project
The SS Gairsoppa was a 412 foot steel-hulled British cargo steamship that was enlisted in the service of the United Kingdom Ministry of War Transport and sunk by a German U-boat on February 17, 1941, approximately 300 miles southwest of Galway, Irela
SS Mantola
The target shipwreck was located using the MAK-1M (deep-tow low frequency sonar system), aboard the chartered Russian RV Yuzhmorgeologiya. Visual inspection of the site was conducted with a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) from the Odyssey Explorer. T
HMS Victory
In April 2008, as part of its ongoing “Atlas” shipwreck survey project in the western English Channel, Odyssey Marine Exploration recorded an interesting target using side-scan sonar and a magnetometer. The resultant high-frequency image depicted a c
SS Republic
A team of archaeologists and researchers used historical data to narrow the search area. Then the Odyssey team began an extensive search, which utilized advanced robotics and cutting edge technologies, covering over 1,000 square miles during 2002 and
"Black Swan"
In May 2007, Odyssey announced the discovery of the "Black Swan," a Colonial period site located in the Atlantic Ocean. Yielding nearly 600,000 silver coins weighing more than 17 tons, hundreds of gold coins, worked gold, and other artifacts, it is b
HMS Sussex
HMS Sussex was a large 80-gun English warship lost in a severe storm in 1694 off the coast of Gibraltar. Documentary research indicates there is a high probability the ship was carrying a cargo of coins with a potentially-substantial numismatic value
Tortugas
Soon after the discovery of the \"Tortugas\" shipwreck site over 1,300 feet (405 meters) deep, a Phantom Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) outfitted with video and still camera capabilities and a manipulator arm for recovering artifacts was launched fr
Blue China
During its search for the SS Republic® in 2003, Odyssey Marine Exploration located the sunken remains of an unidentified sailing vessel off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida. Without information to confirm the shipwreck\'s actual identity, Odyssey n
Apollo 11 F-1 Engine Recovery
The F-1 rocket engine is still a modern wonder — one and a half million pounds of thrust, 32 million horsepower, and burning 6,000 pounds of rocket grade kerosene and liquid oxygen every second. On July 16, 1969, the world watched as five particular
Expedition 30 & 31
Expedition 30 begins with the Soyuz TMA-02M undocking in November 2011. Three new crew members will arrive shortly thereafter on Soyuz TMA-03M. The 30th and 31st expeditions aboard the International Space Station not only will be focused on cutting-e
Expeditions 32,33 & 34
Expedition 32 began with the Soyuz TMA-03M undocking in July 2012. Three new crew members arrived shortly thereafter on Soyuz TMA-05M.
Expedition 35
Expedition 35 will continue to take advantage of the space station\'s unique microgravity environment and expand the scope of research. The crew will perform experiments that cover human research, biological and physical sciences, technology developm
Expedition 36
Expedition 36 will continue to take advantage of the space station\'s unique microgravity environment and expand the scope of research. The crew will perform experiments that cover technology development, physical sciences, human research, biology an
Expedition 37
Expedition 37 includes a variety of research, but several new investigations will focus on human health and human physiology. The crew also will perform experiments that cover technology demonstration, Earth and space science, and biology and biotech
Expedition 38
Expedition 38 includes a variety of research, ranging from protein crystal growth studies and biological studies of plant seedling growth to technology demonstrations that will improve understanding of liquid movement in microgravity to student exper
Expedition 39
High definition camera equipment, growing plants in space, and a variety of physical science, biology and biotechnology experiments define the research of Expedition 39. Other investigations include human research, technology demonstrations and educa
Expedition 40
Expedition 40 will begin in May 2014. The second half of the crew is scheduled to launch in May 2014.
SpaceX Launch Reset for Friday
Launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. on a Falcon 9 rocket, the SpaceX-3 resupply mission will deliver 4,969 pounds of cargo to the orbiting laboratory and return 3,578 pounds to Earth
Orbital 2 Commercial Resupply Services Mission to International Space Station
Launching from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA\'s Wallops Flight Facility, Orbital 2 will deliver cargo and crew supplies to the International Space Station.
Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2)
OCO-2 is an Earth satellite mission to study carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and provide scientists with a better idea of the chemical compound\'s impacts on climate change. It will launch on a Delta II 7320 rocket from Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air F
Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP)
SMAP is an Earth satellite mission designed to measure and map Earth\'s soil moisture and freeze/thaw state to better understand terrestrial water, carbon and energy cycles. It will launch on a Delta II 7320 from Complex 2 at Vandenberg Air Force Bas
Disturbance Reduction System
The Disturbance Reduction System, or DRS, designed as part of the Space Technology 7 project, is an experimental system for measuring gravitational waves in space, which are thought to contain important data about the history of the universe. The sys
Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On
The Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-on (GRACE-FO) mission is a partnership between NASA and the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ). GRACE-FO is a successor to the original GRACE mission, which began orbiting Earth on March 17
InSight
The InSight mission (formerly called GEMS), would place a lander on Mars that would be designed to drill beneath the surface and investigate the planet\'s deep interior to better understand Mars\' evolution as a rocky planet. As part of its investiga
ISS-RapidScat
The ISS-RapidScat instrument is a speedy and cost-effective replacement for NASA\'s QuikScat Earth satellite, which monitored ocean winds to provide essential measurements used in weather predictions, including hurricane monitoring. So essential were
Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array
The Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, or NuSTAR, mission will study the universe in high energy X-rays to better understand the dynamics of black holes, exploding stars and the most extreme active galaxies. In addition to complimenting astrophys
Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science
OPALS will demonstrate optical communication by transferring a video from our payload on the International Space Station (ISS) to our ground receiver at JPL\'s Optical Communications Telescope Laboratory (OCTL) in Wrightwood, California. As the ISS t
Overlanding the Western Alps, Part 1
Our 5200 pound behemoth lies in a small clearing overlooking a rocky gorge. Cool air rising from the stream below makes the morning a bit colder. The FJ Cruiser is fully deployed in camp mode like an adult\'s transformer toy with Roof mounted tent, s
Pedaling in Place: The Bolivia Journal
The days between blend. Though that’s usually a plaint, here it’s a reassurance, not every event is a distinct bounded object, movement through the hill rises and basins achieving a blurred continuity that is more difficult at a footpace, where evolu
Trans-Africa in a 200 Series Land Cruiser, The Journey
In 2012, Expedition Portal member Stefan, known here as 4x4tripping, set out with his girlfriend in their 200 Series Toyota Land Cruiser on a two-month journey through Africa. In this, the second installment of their story, we catch up with them duri
Weather & Ruins: Navajo Nation - Part II
A warm sunny morning greeted us on the drive to meet our Tsé Bii\' Ndzisgaii (Monument Valley) guide at the town of Tes Nez Iah, little more than a fuel depot along side the bone-dry Walker Creek. Up to now our journey through Navajo country had been
Weather & Ruins: Navajo Nation - Part I
Practically every form of precipitation in Mother Nature\'s arsenal was being thrown our way. White-out conditions gave way to freezing rain, then fog, a little sun, then more snow. The Navajo had reopened the roads just weeks before our departure, w
4,250 Mile Walk of the River Nile
Levison Wood is such a man, his bold challenge is to walk the full length of the River Nile. This 4,250 mile epic will consume a year of his time and take him through Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Sudan and conclude on the Mediterranean shores of Egypt.
Drive Nacho Drive: One Dolla Chia
In Cambodia’s west-central jungles lie the ruins of an ancient Khmer kingdom, at the center of which sits the impressive site of Angkor Wat. There are innumerable ruins of palaces, temples, and royal buildings immediately surrounding Angkor Wat, but
Destinations: Haines, Alaska
Amazing as Haines, Alaska is, it is still a lesser known travel destination. Cruise ships by the hundreds ply the waters just in front of this picturesque village on their way to other ports leaving Haines mostly to the locals and a small clutch of t
Norway Overland Expedition
Overland Expeditions provides a new style in the world of Land Rover expeditions. We offer Land Rover expeditions in Norway for people with precious free time and a thirst for an action packed holiday. All our expeditions are over long weekends, maki
The Darwin Expedition:
This remarkable three week sailing adventure begins on the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal. We will be sailing on \"Blue Nomad,\" a robust 54\' steel ketch that has been around the world and around Cape Horn. New owner, Paul Gregory, has completel
Caribbean Circumnavigation
In the spring of 2010 we are set to begin an intriguing circumnavigation of the Caribbean basin in three legs. The purpose of this expedition to have fun, sharpen sailing and navigation skills, and to informally document what\'s left of working sail
Around the Rock
A trip around the island is expedition sailing at it\'s best. It\'s the 15th largest island in the world. It\'s larger than Cuba, and nearly 5 times larger than the big island of Hawaii. It spans five degrees of latitude, from just about 47 to just a
Circumnavigation of Iceland
Larger than life, yet just shy of Cuba’s landmass area, Iceland is a Land of Fire and Ice, natural diversity, and a hardy and hospitable population. Our Iceland adventure travel expedition makes every effort to capture the geological drama of the lan
The Baja Peninsula
The Baja Peninsula is located on the western coast of Mexico on the continent of North America. It looks like a splinter of land from the mainland of Mexico, starting at the U.S. border of California and Arizona and running south for about 800 miles
Atlantic Cup Coast Expedition
This expedition … following on our first one along the Baja Peninsula in April aboard Bodacious IV, will happen concurrent to our racing in the Atlantic Cup Race that begins in Charleston, South Carolina on May 11th. My co-skipper Matt Scharl and I w
Trans-Pacific
The Trans-Pac race of 2013 which begins for us on Thursday, July 11th @ 1 PM PDT, will have us sailing and racing the 52’ Santa Cruz, Bodacious IV, (shown on the right with the HAEA logo.) The course distance from Los Angeles, California to Honolulu,
Tahina Expedition
We’re sailing around the world and we would like you to follow us with this web site and through Google Earth! This isn’t a race, we started in 2009, and don’t expect to finish until 2016, and we are visiting as many places as we can. We have turned
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