James Cameron http://wwno.org en Submarine Visit Canceled http://wwno.org/post/submarine-visit-canceled <p>Organizers have canceled Wednesday's display in New Orleans of the submarine that director James Cameron took to the deepest part of the ocean.</p><p>The Deepsea Challenger was set for public viewing outside the Audubon Aquarium, b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ut a spokesman for the group transporting the submersible says traffic and space limitations made the one-day visit impossible.</span></p><p>The vehicle was driven by Cameron last year to the bottom of the Mariana trench in the western Pacific.</p><p>It’s on its way to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:28:45 +0000 Eileen Fleming 36784 at http://wwno.org James Cameron's Solo Submarine Heads To New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/james-camerons-solo-submarine-heads-new-orleans <p>The mini-submarine that director James Cameron used to explore the bottom of the sea will be on display Wednesday in New Orleans.</p><p>The Deepsea Challenger will be on the plaza outside the Audubon Aquarium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scientists will be at the display to explain the submersible’s technology.</span></p><p>Cameron operated the sub by himself.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He went more than 35,700 feet under the surface of the western Pacific in March last year — and was able to stay there for three hours.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 36726 at http://wwno.org