American Experience

Sealab: Trailer

Preview: Season 31 | 30s

In 1969 off the California coast, a US Navy crane carefully lowered a massive tubular structure into the waters. An audacious feat of engineering — a pressurized underwater habitat, designed for an elite group of divers to spend days or even months at a stretch living and working on the ocean floor. The little-known story of the daring program that tested the limits of human endurance.

Airing: 02/05/19

Rating: NR

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