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Sea Orbiter - a visionary vessel
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Published June 6, 2005

MARINTEK scientists have built a model of "Sea Orbiter" vessel and tested it in the Ocean Basin at the Institute. The model is at the present at the Jules Verne Exhibition in Paris.

Illustration: Jacques Rougerie

The real vessel will be 52 metres high, with a beam of 15 m. A visionary platform for doing science, drifting partly above and partly beneath the surface of the sea.

Read the story À la Jules Verne

MARINTEK's information about Sea Orbiter

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