TITAN IMPLODING

TITAN IMPLODING

TITAN IMPLODING
It was a chilly April day in 1912 when the Titanic got released into the cold Atlantic waters. Barely two weeks later the even colder Atlantic would flood the just finished entertainment facilities, cabins and hallways and would take more than 1500 people with it into its North Atlantic grave. Who want to visit its graveyard must first dive to 3800 meters (12.600ft) and have to sustain up to 380x atmospheric pressure. It clearly is not the environment that a classic tombstone tourist would look for, aside of the price tag, the voyage certainly is not without peril. So it happened that on June 18 a group of┬átourists and their guides paid the ultimate price of attempting to visit the wreck of the former luxury ocean liner. The two man crew and their three guests did not survive the implosion of their submersible vehicle, which imploded some hours after being launched into the North Atlantic…