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Ex-astronaut Kathy Sullivan dives to deepest known point on Earth

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Ex-astronaut Kathy Sullivan dives to deepest known point on Earth

Ex-astronaut Kathy Sullivan dives to deepest known point on Earth

Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk in space, dived into the Challenger Deep last Sunday.

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Challenger Deep Challenger Deep Deepest known point in the Earth's seabed hydrosphere

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