• OceanGate Expeditions is a company of undersea explorers, scientists, and filmmakers who are dedicated to manned exploration of the underwater world.
  • OceanGate Expeditions was founded in 2009 by Stockton Rush, a trained aerospace engineer and former investment banker who is passionate about underwater adventures.
  • OceanGate Expeditions uses specially designed submersible vessels that were developed with NASA and can dive up to 6,000 meters deep.
  • OceanGate Expeditions offers its customers the opportunity to join its expeditions as mission specialists, who can participate in various aspects of the dive such as piloting, navigation, communication, and data collection.
  • OceanGate Expeditions charges at least $250,000 per trip to the Titanic wreck site, which is located about 900 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
  • OceanGate Expeditions has completed over 14 expeditions and over 200 deep dives across the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf of Mexico.
  • OceanGate Expeditions has explored various underwater sites such as Monterey Bay, Miami, Seattle, the Hudson Canyon, and the Andrea Doria wreck.
  • OceanGate Expeditions aims to document and preserve the Titanic wreck site, which is deteriorating due to natural and human factors.
  • OceanGate Expeditions collaborates with various research institutions and organizations such as NOAA, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, University of Washington, and The Explorers Club.
  • OceanGate Expeditions faced a series of mechanical problems and inclement weather conditions that forced the cancellation or delays of trips in recent years, leading to some lawsuits from unhappy customers.

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