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Alvin's Fun Facts

Alvin‘s Fun Facts

Here are answers to some of the questions people have asked about the deep-sea research submersible in its first half-century.

Rebuilding Alvin: Phil Santos

Rebuilding Alvin: Phil Santos

From the beginning of 2011 to May 2013, Alvin, the U.S. science community’s only human-occupied submersible dedicated to deep-sea research, underwent a thorough overhaul and upgrade to greatly enhance its capabilities. In the end, the…