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Up Close and Personal with Ocean Explorer

Robert Ballard

Oce Ocean explorer and scientist

Dr. Robert D. Ballard – best known as ‘the man who found the Titanic’ – opens up on his personal life and his world- famous ocean discoveries like never before in his new book, “Into the Deep.” MTR interviewed Ballard on the contents of the book, which was released in May 2021 with a follow-up National Geographic television special scheduled for

June 14, taking a deep dive into his dyslexia, the importance of his family throughout his career, and reflections on what’s important – and what is not –in life and in a career spanning 62 years, 157 (soon to be 158) expeditions and the long list of ‘world first’ deep ocean

MARINE discoveries under his command.



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