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Alvin Album: Deep-Sea Vehicle Prepares for New Adventures

Alvin Reconstructed

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(Image credit: Copyright Wynne Parry)

At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts work preparing the new sphere for assembly was underway in September 2012. Alvin’s pilots do the assembly work so they are intimately familiar with the vehicle.

A Piece of History

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(Image credit: Copyright Wynne Parry)

The old sphere is on display at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Wynne Parry
Wynne was a reporter at The Stamford Advocate. She has interned at Discover magazine and has freelanced for The New York Times and Scientific American's web site. She has a masters in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Utah.