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1968 Begins production of the TV series The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. 1973 Creates the Cousteau Society. 1991 Marries Francine Triplet. 1997, June 25 Cousteau dies in Paris, France. 28 Above: Jacques Cousteau stands on the deck of his refurbished vessel Calypso in 1986. 29 Glossary AQUA-LUNG An apparatus allowing divers to breathe air from tanks strapped to their backs. Its invention in 1943 lets divers spend long periods of time underwater. CALYPSO The famous vessel that traveled all over the world conducting research and carrying Jacques Cousteau as he filmed his documentaries.

28 Above: Jacques Cousteau stands on the deck of his refurbished vessel Calypso in 1986. 29 Glossary AQUA-LUNG An apparatus allowing divers to breathe air from tanks strapped to their backs. Its invention in 1943 lets divers spend long periods of time underwater. CALYPSO The famous vessel that traveled all over the world conducting research and carrying Jacques Cousteau as he filmed his documentaries. COUSTEAU SOCIETY An organization, started by Jacques Cousteau, that educates and advocates for marine ecosystems and the oceans.

1956 & 1964 Wins Academy Awards for best documentaries for his films The Silent World (1956) and World Without Sun (1964). 1966 Stars in an hour-long TV special The World of Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 1968 Begins production of the TV series The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau. 1973 Creates the Cousteau Society. 1991 Marries Francine Triplet. 1997, June 25 Cousteau dies in Paris, France. 28 Above: Jacques Cousteau stands on the deck of his refurbished vessel Calypso in 1986. 29 Glossary AQUA-LUNG An apparatus allowing divers to breathe air from tanks strapped to their backs.

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