Chinese submersible Jiaolong descends to 4,811 meters in Mariana Trench

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Added On May 24, 2017

  • Liu Shiping waves as he walks out of submersible Jiaolong on May 23, 2017. China's manned submersible Jiaolong finished a dive in "Challenger Deep" in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Tuesday. Xinhua News Agency journalist Liu Shiping descended inside the submersible along with scientists to 4,811 meters below the sea's surface. (Xinhua/Guo Songjiao)

  • Submersible Jiaolong is about to dive into water in the Mariana Trench on May 23, 2017. China's manned submersible Jiaolong finished a dive in "Challenger Deep" in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Tuesday. Xinhua News Agency journalist Liu Shiping descended inside the submersible along with scientists to 4,811 meters below the sea's surface. (Xinhua/Guo Songjiao)

  • Submersible Jiaolong surfaces after a dive in the Mariana Trench on May 23, 2017. China's manned submersible Jiaolong finished a dive in "Challenger Deep" in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest known trench, on Tuesday. Xinhua News Agency journalist Liu Shiping descended inside the submersible along with scientists to 4,811 meters below the sea's surface. (Xinhua/Guo Songjiao)

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