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Several Internet2 members are collaborating to bring Bob Ballard's historic ...

Posted on Jun 02, 2004 by Doug Howell
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Several Internet2 members are collaborating to bring Bob Ballard's historic return to the Titanic live to classrooms worldwide. Ballard and scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and Mystic Aquarium & Institutes for Exploration will spend 11 days (May 30 - June 9) at the site mapping the ship and conducting scientific analyses. A satellite system on the research vessel will send a real-time stream to VBrick Systems where it will be streamed live over the Abilene Network to schools across the country, including the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, where Ballard serves as professor of oceanography and director of its Institute for Archaeological Oceanography. more...