encyclopedia titanica

A new documentary from National Geographic claims that the mission to find the wreck of the Titanic in 1985 was a cover for a US military operation More than 73 years after it had sunk off the coast of Newfoundland Canada on April 15 1912 killing over 1500 of the 2000 people onboard the 1985 expedition found the Titanic after four previous attempts failed Dr Robert Ballard professor of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island and explorerinresidence for the National Geographic Society was the codiscoverer of the wreckage To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Titanics sinking the National Geographic television channel has produced a documentary about Dr Ballards journey