How the ‘Blue Planet II’ production team dealt with a leak when their sub was 1,500 feet deep in Antarctic waters
- The “Blue Planet II” production team’s submersible sprung a leak when they were almost 1,500 feet deep in Antarctic waters.
- Fortunately, they were able to discover the cause and to conduct repairs underwater.
- Pushing the envelope is necessary to discover something new and show unseen parts of the world, according to one of the show’s producers, but they managed to do that without anyone getting hurt.
Water started to pool on the submersible floor almost 1,500 feet deep into the first dive the “Blue Planet II” production team took in Antarctic waters.
A quick taste revealed it was salty, leaking in from the