The Operating Room: Remote Archaeology

On June 7th, 1942, the merchant vessel SS Coast Trader was hit and sunk by a Japanese submarine torpedo. Seventy-four years later, on June 2nd 2016, a team of ocean scientists and marine archaeologists surveyed the wreck of the ship for the first time using ROVs launched from E/V Nautilus.  Because the EV Nautilus is connected via satellite to the internet, this is what it looked like on shore. Inside the global hub of connected ocean exploration, located in the Ocean State (RI), remote science thrives inside mission control of the Inner Space Center.