Jacques Cousteau Aqualung

Jacques Cousteau Aqualung

An Introduction to the Jacques Cousteau Aqualung – Invention Details and Historical Facts The Jacques Cousteau Aqualung has been a topic of debate in expert and amateur diving communities for more than fifty years. This self-regulating underwater breathing equipment was first designed by Jacques Cousteau and his partner, French engineer Emile Gagnan, in the winter… more

Jacques Cousteau Calypso

Jacques Cousteau Calypso

Aboard the Ship of Jacques Cousteau – Calypso, the Legendary Research Vessel When it comes to the research, discoveries and accomplishments of Jacques Cousteau, Calypso, his famed research vessel, is often mentioned as the well-known oceanographer’s most prized possession. The RV Calypso was a vessel rented by Jacques-Yves Cousteau in July of 1950, and was… more

Jacques Cousteau Top Ten Scuba Diving Sites in the World

Jacques Cousteau Top Ten Scuba Diving Sites in the World

Retracing the Steps of Jacques Cousteau – Top Ten Scuba Diving Sites in the World When composing a Jacques Cousteau top ten, there are many scuba diving sites in the world that most oceanographers, naturalists, marine biologists and explorers would consider. In the following are ten of the most scientifically and historically significant diving sites… more

Jacques Cousteau Accomplishments

Jacques Cousteau Accomplishments

Jacques Cousteau Accomplishments, Awards and Lifetime Achievements as a Successful Explorer and Film Director Even though the French Navy was initially the greatest dream of young Jacques Cousteau, accomplishments beyond his comprehension awaited him later in life, after a car accident crippled him and put an end to his military career. The intelligent young man… more

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