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Sea Trials Transit

Daily Science Report for 1 February 2009

LOCATION: In transit to Guam across the Philippine Sea. Crossed second deepest point on Earth (Philippine Trench, 10,540 m at Mindanao Deep).

SCIENCE UPDATE: USIO pre-acceptance testing and acceptance team meetings in full swing. Planning for Readiness Assessment Committee arrival and preparation for testing activities ongoing.

See detailed transit map

Ship highlight of the day: Hospital & Doctor's Office


The hospital is equipped with two beds, a digital X-ray machine, a disabled-access bathroom, and facilities for minor surgical procedures.

Hospital panorama (Quicktime VR). Click and drag to pan around. Use the Shift and Control keys to zoom in and out.

See for more details on the ship's new laboratories.

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Modified on Wednesday, 25-Feb-2009 09:30:09 CST.