James Cameron – Challenging the Deep

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Discover how James Cameron’s love for learning about and exploring the ocean has shed light on one of the world’s most vital and least studied regions.

The DEEPSEA CHALLENGER and pilot sphere with the exhibit will be displayed for the first time in North America at the Edmonton Science Centre. Immerse yourself in an underwater world in this exhibition tracing explorer and filmmaker James Cameron’s passion for deep ocean science, technology, and exploration, including footage from his world-record-breaking dive to the planet’s core in the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, the submersible he co-designed and co-engineered.

Discover how James Cameron’s love for learning about and exploring the ocean has shed light on one of the world’s most vital and least studied regions. The show uses cinema-scale projections, artefacts, and specimens from his trips to immerse you in an underwater atmosphere. Discover the Titanic and the German warship Bismarck sinks in this stunning and mysterious abyss. See relics from the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER’s design and construction, which was built to endure 16,000 pounds per square inch of water pressure.

Deep Sea Challenger
By Z22 – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0

Learn how Cameron’s underwater recording, lighting, communication, and diving technology are used in both his filming and exploration. Original film artefacts and costumes from The Abyss and Titanic, including the renowned Heart of the Ocean diamond, are also on display. Discover the world of a man who is driven to investigate and overcome the deep’s obstacles.

Learn more and buy tickets here at: Challenging the Deep

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Kathy is the owner of Kirk Scuba Gear, a passionate Scuba Diver, Ocean Advocate and Managing Editor of The Scuba News Canada

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