Meanwhile, At the Bottom of the Ocean

  • Released Wednesday, October 12th, 2011
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:53PM
  • ID: 10849

The Ben Franklin mission has been forgotten by time, overshadowed by the concurrent Apollo 11 mission. However, the scientific findings obtained by the six aquanauts has provided a foundation for understanding the Gulf Stream and ocean currents.

This webshort was produced as an educational tie-in with the Science On a Sphere feature LOOP.


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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center


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  • Meanwhile, At the Bottom of the Ocean (ID: 2011094)
    Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 4:00AM