Join the Expedition

Participation in this expedition is open to content experts, and major supporters of the expedition. A major supporter is someone who contributes at least $15,000 to help underwrite a 3-day mission, or $10,000 to help subsidize a 1-day mission. To be accepted, all mission specialists must submit an application and receive basic mission specialist training and/or coaching during the mission.

NOTE: Weather conditions and other factors may require changes to the published expedition schedule or mission plan.

How to Join

  • Review the eligibility requirements below.
  • Submit an Application Request on this page.
  • Your Application Request will be reviewed by the OceanGate Expeditions crew and, if appropriate, we will provide a link to the actual Crew Application.
  • Your Crew Application will be reviewed by our Expedition Leader and crew, with a follow up call scheduled to answer any questions and confirm your participation

Mission Specialist Requirements

  • Be able to board small boats (Zodiacs) in rough seas.
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time the expedition commences.
  • Be comfortable in dynamic environments where plans and timetables may change.
  • Can demonstrate basic balance, mobility and flexibility (i.e. climb a 6 foot step ladder, carry 20 lbs., etc.)