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00:16:52
Learn about underwater volcanoes and hydrothermal vents and see how scientists explore underwater geology with mapping and ROV technology.

Look over the shoulders of ocean explorers as they map and send their ROV into the little-known and unknown regions of the deep sea. "Voyages of Discovery" connects the Exploratorium with NOAA's newest ship, the Okeanos Explorer, currently in the Pacific Ocean near Indonesia, as it carries out its first exploration voyage.


00:02:38
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 10th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

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View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 9th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

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View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 8th during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

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View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 3rd during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

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View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 2 during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

00:01:57
View some of the spectacular underwater footage captured by the Little Hercules ROV on July 1 during the Indonesia-USA Deep-Sea Exploration Expedition.

Join the Exploratorium as we connect live for the first time with NOAA's newest ship, the Okeanos Explorer. The Okeanos is on its maiden voyage, traveling from Hawaii to Indonesia. We will talk with scientists on the ship and discover what kind of research they are conducting.

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NOAA Chief Scientist Steve Hammond and Okeanos Commander Joe Pica introduce us to the capabilities of the new NOAA research vessel, the Okeanos Explorer, as it sets out on its maiden voyage to Indonesia. ROV footage and maps courtesy of NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research.

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In June, 2010, the Exploratorium will launch it's newest exhibition, Geometry Playground. Check out this teaser clip and come back for more on June 25th, 2010.