Boston Globe: Launched during the Space Age and overshadowed by missions to the moon, the deep-diving submersible known as Alvin has nonetheless racked up an impressive list of explorations over more than 40 years of plying the world’s oceans.
And now, after a year-long retrofit, Alvin is ready to tackle what many scientists consider the last frontier on earth—the deepest parts of the ocean floor—and transmit its findings back in broadcast-quality pictures and video.
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