sirrichardbranson has already tried to fly above the Earth in a high-altitude balloon he wants to commercialize space travel and now he wants to go far below .
you know if somebody says something's impossible we like we love to try to prove that it can it's possible
where no one has really gone before thousands of feet beneath the sea The Virgin group business mogul and billionaire has a submarine that he says can do just that .
man has not explored our oceans The deepest a American submarine or a chinese submarine or a british submarine has been down is about eighteen thousand feet yet our oceans go down to thirty-six thousand feet .
branson unveiled the craft in newport Beach California It's an eighteen-foot long airplane-like vessel with fins and a cockpit which for now fits one He wants to explore the depths of the world's oceans .
I'll be diving the Puerto Rican trench and Chris Welch will be my backup pilot And then we'll have three other pilots exploring the other three trenches .
He and fellow adventurer Chris welch plan to pilot the solo craft to the mariana Trench too around thirty-six thousand feet deep
The fact that I'm going places or we're going places that haven't been explored before is one of the true carats of this It's getting to see what hasn't been seen before .
branson says his Virgin oceanic may go the same route as his space tourism venture deep sea tourism miles below the surface john Mone Associated Press newport Beach California