The ship has just set off from Costa Rica to drill the Hess Deep Rift for Expedition 345. You can learn all about Hess Deep and follow along here<.
Safety is always first on the JR. Visit our facebook page< for our recent posts and photos about safety drills as we set off on a new expedition. And you’ll see other great images from the start of Expedition 345 while you’re there!
Want to learn more about the Hess Deep expedition? What’s it all about? Take a few minutes to watch this fun animation< about the science of Hess Deep.
We are pleased to announce the 2013 J-aRt Contest! It is very exciting this year and has several cool new surprises and a chance to interact with a talented artist on board the ship. Check it out and mark your calendars to enter by February 28, 2013.
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