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DSV Alvin headed back into its hangar, under the watchful eye of Expedition Leader and Alvin pilot Patrick Hickey.

Staying on Track

The deep submergence vehicle Alvin slowly moves back into itshangar under the watchful eye of Expedition Leader and AlvinpilotPatrick Hickey. When not being raised or lowered into the water, thesub is moved from hangar to stern on a special track system to keep it steadyand secure as its support ship Atlantis bounces around with the seas. (Photo by Christopher Knight, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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