An expedition is gathering new, crisp images of the Titanic, which lays about 2.5 miles below the ocean surface.
The team of scientists used a pair of robots to take thousand of photographs as well as video of the wreckage. The high-resolution images show shots of the ship's bow. Researchers can even make out the railings and anchors.
The project is a partnership between the RMS Titanic, Inc. and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. RMS Titanic, Inc. has exclusive rights salvage the wreck.
No artifacts are being salvaged during this project. Instead, scientists are using new technology including imaging and sonar devices as they try to take a full inventory of the ship's artifacts.
The mission is being delayed a couple of days because of high seas caused by the remnants of Hurricane Danielle. The group will return after the ocean calms down.
More than 1500 passengers and crew perished when the ship hit and iceberg and sank during its maiden voyage in April 1912.
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