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Diving to the Titanic

Diving to the Titanic, Science and Technology behind the artifacts recovered

RMS Titanic, Inc. (now a division of Premier Exhibitions) conducted the first recovery expedition of the Titanic in 1987. Since, the company completed 7 other expeditions with a total of 157 dives. Paul Henry Nargeolet, Director of Underwater Research for RMS Titanic, Inc. will describe their manned submersible Nautile, the science and technology behind their dives, and how they recover artifacts. Hear about the biggest technical challenge of their expeditions – how they recovered a 20 ton piece of the hull! Learn about how artifacts are treated and restored before they can be exhibited.

Fee includes admission to visit Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition the evening of the lecture.  Advance registration required.  Order online now or call 810-237-3409.

Guest Speaker: Paul Henry Nargeolet, Director of Underwater Research, RMS Titanic, Inc.
Date:  Thursday, May 18, 2017
Time:  7:00 PM (Doors open at 6:00 PM)
Location:  Sloan Museum
Fee: Adults $10, Seniors (60+) $9
Members: Adults $9, Seniors (60+) $8 – Members must sign-in to receive discount.
Ages:  Adult (ages 12 and up)

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