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Submission + - Richard Branson Announces Virgin Oceanic Submarine (

It's the tripnaut! writes: Richard Branson has just revealed that he intends to build a vessel capable of exploring some of the deepest parts of the oceans around the world. The article further states: "The sub, which was designed by Graham Hawkes, weighs 8,000 lbs and is made of carbon fiber and titanium. It has an operating depth of 37,000 ft and can operate for 24 hours 'unaided.'"

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