HYDROTHERMAL VENTS, such as this one in the Atlantic Ocean at a site called Broken Spur, provide a habitat for shrimp and other crustaceans willing to dodge superheated water. Image: COURTESY OF DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC./WALDEN MEDIA, LLC. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
"Mission Control. Mission Control. Mir 1--Beginning our descent. Over."
"Roger that, Mir 1."
This article was originally published with the title Into the Abyss.