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Overhaul to take Alvin to greater extremes

Alvin Group removes sphere from submarine

Danik Forsman, Anthony Tarantino, Nick O’Sadcia, and Rod Catanach remove the syntactic foam from atop the sphere. (Photo by Drew Bewley © Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

The final phase of an overhaul that will allow the submarine to dive to 6,500 meters is underway. Read the whole story here.