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The World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau  (1968)

This unusual film records events in the lives of six oceanauts who pioneered an inner space expedition 328 feet below the surface of the Mediterranean for 27 days.  Students can observe the training and prearation needed for the experiment and working conditions both in and out of Conshelf Three, a specially made steel bubble which served as home and laboratory.  they can also get an insight into the role of computers in scientific investigations.

Film credits

Narrator: Orson Welles
Producer: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
Production Organisation: National Geographic Society