November 23, 2017

Ballard, Mystic Aquarium part ways after 15 years

Mystic – Titanic discover Robert Ballard has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium, which has featured exhibits of his discoveries of ancient wrecks including PT-109 and the famed Titanic, as well as live remote broadcasts of his expeditions.

Ballard said Monday that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, coupled with that at the Center for Ocean Exploration at the University of Rhode Island, both of which he heads, is taking up much of his time.

“I couldn’t keep this many irons in the fire. I had to make some decisions,” he said.

Ballard said

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