Letters, Sep. 4, 1995

MYSTERIES OF THE OCEAN TO EXPLORE THE EARTH'S OCEANS, going where no man has walked before, has always been a romantic theme on a par with exploring space [COVER STORY, Aug. 14]. Like the space program, the quest for a better understanding of the ocean is about human ingenuity and the ability to adapt. Why not use NASA's expertise to put a man on the floor of the ocean at its utmost depth before 2010? PETER ZEMELKA Cocoa Beach, Florida

YOUR ARTICLE ON THE EXPLORATION OF the ocean bottom correctly describes man's continuous quest to seek out the last frontier. However,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!