Woman sets new record, becomes 1st woman to reach deepest part of sea

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Kathy Sullivan, the first American woman to walk the space, broke another record and became the first female diver to the deepest part of the sea

After due imaging, she launched into 35,810 feet of Challenger Deep, an ocean which is the lowest among seabeds in the globe

Kathy first walked the space after she joined astronauts in 1984 when women were allowed on space journey at NASA

The first American woman, Kathy Sullivan, 68, to walk the space has achieved another feat by being the first woman to reach the deepest spot in the ocean.

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Kathy came out from a 35,810-foot dive to the Challenger Deep as confirmed by EYOS Expeditions, a company that was in charge of logistics of the mission.

With that, she has become the first woman to set both records. It should, however, be noted that the Challenger Deep is the lowest among the oceans across the globe, New York Times reports.

Kathy and Victor L Vescovo, who is an explorer funding the project, spend one and half hours at their destination.

They started to descend into the seabed after they had captured images of the ocean. Kathy was part of the first set of astronauts that included women in 1984, making her the first American woman to walk in space.

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Kathy will, however, remain for a few more days. Photos sources: NYT/Robb Report
Kathy will, however, remain for a few more days.

Later on in life, she became the administrator of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. She had a deep interest in the ocean before becoming an astronaut.

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She will be at sea for the next few days even after she had set the new record and completed a major part of her mission.

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