Plans Of Deep Sea Exploration By Richard Branson Canceled

December 15, 2014 7:41 AM

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Richard Branson initially had plans of exploring the deepest oceans that exist in the world. However, those plans have now been canceled. Virgin Oceanic first came about in 2011, and in this plan an 18 foot long Deepsea Challenger, known as the Deep-Light Challenger was to be used in order to perform five dives in all. Each dive would have been for the five deepest oceans and their deepest possible points within those oceans. The project was to take a total of two years to complete.

Branson had said that he had scheduled a second dive within the Atlantic Ocean with himself being the pilot on board. In case there were any people that wanted to come along, they would be charged as much as $500,000 per ride. However, after three years passed, the group confirmed that the project w...

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