The deep-sea explorer who discovered the Titanic wreck, with Bob Ballard | The Coconuts Podcast | Jun 18, 2021

Robert Ballard in control room of the E/V Nautilus while on expedition in the South Pacific. Photo: National Geographic / Gabriel Scarlett
Robert Ballard in control room of the E/V Nautilus while on expedition in the South Pacific. Photo: National Geographic / Gabriel Scarlett

You read the title of this post, your jaw’s still on the floor. We hope you’ll pick it back up and listen to this exciting episode with Bob Ballard, the man responsible for discovering the wreck of the doomed vessel, amongst other lost wrecks. We got to chat with the legendary undersea explorer about his new hour-long special Bob Ballard: An Explorer’s Life which features never-before-seen footage of his exciting life as an oceanographer. 

Bob Ballard: An Explorer’s Life premieres on National Geographic Channel (Singtel CH 201 / Starhub CH 411) on Tuesday, July 6 at 9pm.

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