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After years of preparation well wishes for filmmaker James Cameron departing southwest of Guam on a historic mission to a strange dark place.
A crane dropping him at a specially designed twelve tonne submarine called deep sea challenger into the Pacific Ocean.
The undertaking one of unrelenting danger rolling in the and at the bottom of the ocean the deepest place.
In the world for.
What does that mean.
For one thing it means he was 35756.
Feet beneath the ocean's surface inside a trench six point eight miles deep.
Known as the marianas trench it's a 120 times larger than the Grand Canyon and more than a mile deeper than Mount Everest is tall.
Cameron along with only his thoughts staying on the bottom for three hours.
-- just sat there looking out the window.
Looking at this you kind of barren desolate lunar plain.
The director of the film Titanic tweeting from the -- just arrived at the ocean's deepest point.
Hitting bottom never felt so good my feeling was one of complete isolation from all of humanity I -- I feel like I.
Literally the space of one day have gone to another planet.
And come back.
The submarine -- that it -- lights in three cameras the director of planning to release a documentary on the feet.
After hours of solitude Cameron climbing out of the vessel Monday to applause.
Cameron isn't the first to try this dangerous mission but he was down there the longest five decades ago in 1960.
US navy lieutenant Don -- And -- ocean -- -- -- Jacques Picard made the dive but spent just twenty minutes at the bottom.
In New York Rick Leventhal Fox News.
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