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Bruce Strickrott, supervising today�s launch, positions the catwalk for loading people inside Alvin. The submersible is 23 feet (7 meters) long, but its 6-foot (2-meter) diameter sphere is large enough for only the pilot and two passengers.

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Today divers in Alvin spotted an octopus from the viewport. Notice its eye and the two fins on the sides of its mantle. (Photo by Bruce Strickrott)

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