News Cuttings 2019-05-02T23:25:26+00:00

Featured Cuttings

A selection of our favorite articles from around the world covering the launch of The Five Deeps Expedition.

General Cuttings

General articles about the Five Deeps Expedition as a whole

Elite Traveler – Spring 2019

Victor Vescovo tells Elite Traveler what inspired his self-funded journey to the bottom of all five oceans, and why exploring the unknown is so important

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The Today Programme

Listen to the BBC Radio 4’s The Today Programme as they discuss The Five Deeps Expedition.

The Dallas Morning News

In this front-page story, Victor Vescovo goes in depth with The Dallas Morning News, talking about his background and covering highlights of the Five Deeps Expedition.

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Deep Dive 3

Indian Ocean

Java Trench. April 2019.

Live Science

Live Science

A Living ‘Balloon on a String’ Discovered in the Deepest Part of the Indian Ocean.

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Business Insider

Business Insider

An explorer took a $48 million submarine on 3 record-breaking dives to the deepest corners of the ocean — and discovered a mysterious new species

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For The Win! USA Today

For The Win – USA Today

American explorer Victor Vescovo completed an historic submersible dive to one of the most isolated places on Earth, and the expedition captured video of a new species that had researchers “speechless.”

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Phys.Org

Phys.org

Dr. Alan Jamieson, Chief Scientist on the Five Deeps Expedition and a senior lecturer at Newcastle University, UK, was part of the team to reach one of the most isolated points on the planet: the deepest point of the Java Trench in the Indian Ocean.

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Mirror.co.uk

mirror.co.uk

A submarine’s light reveals a new species in an eerily beautiful scene that left a marine scientist “speechless” during a record sea descent for a Brit.

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MySA

mySA

While speaking at the TED 2019 conference, Vescovo revealed that he discovered a mysterious new species on his third dive in the Indian Ocean.

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MySA

CNET

In their latest discovery, The Five Deeps Expedition witnesses a new species yet unseen by humans at the bottom of the Java Trench.

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Deep Dive 2

Southern Ocean

South Sandwich Trench. January – February 2019.

Superyacht News

A conversation with Victor Vescovo about his successful second dive and the Five Deeps Expedition as a whole

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USA Today

A recap of the first manned dive to the bottom of the South Sandwich Trench

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Deep Dive 1

Atlantic Ocean

Puerto Rico Trench. December 2018.

BBC News

A conversation with Victor Vescovo and David Lee prior to embarking on the first dive in the Five Deeps Expedition.

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Popular Science

An inside look at the first solo trip to the deepest point of the Atlantic.

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The Guardian

Wall Street trader reaches bottom of Atlantic in bid to conquer five oceans.

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NBC News

Victor Vescovo became the first person to reach the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench in a solo submersible vessel.

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USA Today

American explorer Victor Vescovo became the first human to dive on a solo mission and reach the deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Trials & Testing Period

Bahamas

Mid-Late 2018

Reuters

For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person craft designed to withstand the intense pressures more than 5.5 miles (9 km) below the surface.

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TC Palm – USA Today Network

The number of people who have visited the deepest place on planet Earth can be counted up on a single hand. Yet 12 have walked on the surface of the moon, over 200 have worked aboard the International Space Station and more than 4,000 have climbed to the top of Mount Everest, the highest place on Earth.

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Super Yacht News

Triton Submarines, the luxury submersibles manufacturer, has announced its latest venture, The Hadal Exploration System. This latest technology will enable submersibles to reach some of the deepest points in the ocean, as part of the ‘Five Deeps’ Expedition.

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Business Insider

(Reuters) For the first time, humans will visit the deepest part of each of the five oceans, plunging to the sea floor using a two-person craft designed to withstand the intense pressures more than 5.5 miles (9 km) below the surface.

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Business Insider

A $48 million submarine will dive to the deepest point in the ocean, where only 3 people have been before.

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Business Insider

Humans are about to touch the deepest corners of the ocean for the first time – an endeavour as dangerous as landing on the moon.

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Yachting Magazine

Triton Announces Mission to Visit the Deepest Spots in All Five Oceans with its 36000/2

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