Nautilus Live



Ocean Exploration Trust (OET) and the Nautilus Exploration Program aim to explore the ocean, seeking out new discoveries in the fields of geology, biology, maritime history, archaeology, and chemistry while pushing the boundaries of education, outreach, and technological innovation. Our expeditions center on scientific exploration of the seafloor, collaborating with the broader research community to identify priority regions and phenomena, and sharing our expeditions with explorers around the world via live telepresence. Expeditions are launched aboard Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus —a 68-meter research vessel equipped with remotely-operated vehicles (ROVs) — and from other vessels OET charters to deploy our mobile ROV system. During our expeditions, we offer scientists, educators, students, and the global public a remote exploration experience via live video, audio, and data feeds from the field, as well as ship-to-shore interactions direct to classrooms and science centers. We embed educators and students in E/V Nautilus expeditions, gaining hands-on experience in ocean exploration and serving as STEM role models for the next generation. offers an immersive experience year-round for explorers to learn more about our expeditions, find educational resources, and marvel at new discoveries.


Belem statement areas
Ocean Observation
Ocean Resources
Ocean Technology
Time frame
2007 - Ongoing


Nautilus Live