The Kraken II is finally released!
13:50 The Kraken II is finally released!
After a morning of last minute fixes, K2 has finally been released! The scientific crew breathed a sigh of relief and immediately crowded around any and all screens displaying live feeds from the ROV. As K2 descended, I was mesmerized by the bright cerulean color on screen. William Beebe, famous American Naturalist, curator at the New York Zoological Society, and designer of the first bathysphere (from the Greek…