Titanic in Kaliningrad
When you come to Kaliningrad, be sure to visit the Museum of the World Ocean. Here in the Depth exhibition you have the opportunity to touch things that are associated with the legendary Titanic!
Legendary submersibles "Mir" celebrated its 30th anniversary. Now bathyscaphe, who participated in the shooting of the film James Cameron's "Titanic" is in the exhibition "The depth of the" World Ocean Museum of Kaliningrad. The Museum of the World Ocean, anyone can dive in the submersible "Mir" to the Titanic. With the help of virtual reality glasses.
The shooting of the legendary film "Titanic" - is one of the most famous diving scean of cinematography.
"MIR" for 30 years of work was not just a deep-water device - a true legend. On account of his journey to the depths of the Arctic: then at the geographic North Pole set the Russian flag. Work on the submarine "Kursk" and "Komsomolets". Director James Cameron on the set of the documentary "Ghosts of the Abyss" was able to capture a rare phenomenon - underwater geysers, the so-called black smokers.
Anyone can dive in the submersible "Mir" to the Iconic Titanic
with the help of virtual reality glasses!
In the mid 1990s and early 2000s, the “Mir” vehicles were used by Canadian film director James Cameron to film the wreck of the RMS “Titanic”, resting at a depth of 3,821 meters, for his 1997 film “Titanic” and documentaries such as “Ghosts of the Abyss”, and to film the wreck of the “Bismarck”, resting at a depth of 4,700 meters, for his 2002 documentary film “Expedition: Bismarck”.
On December, 24 2003 Anatoliy Sagalevich, Director of the Russian Deepwater submersibles Laboratory, was awarded an “Underwater Oscar” by the American Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences at the scientific council of P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology.
On August, 2007 the “Mir” submersibles performed the first manned descent to the seabed under the Geographic North Pole to a depth of 4 300 meters. On the seabed “Mir-1” planted a one meter tall rustproof flag of Russia and left a time capsule containing a message for future generations. The submersibles experienced pressure of 430 atmospheres that was recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
In August-September, the submersibles “Mir-1” and “Mir-2” made 60 dives in various points of Baikal. In 2009, 100 submersions were made.
In 2011, the submersibles “Mir-1” and “Mir-2” explored Lake Geneva, one of the largest European lakes.