Jacques Cousteau, scientist
June 11, 1910-June 25, 1997
The Fantastic Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau by Dan Yaccario (Knopf, 2010)
Cousteau loved the water and he spent his life exploring and protecting it. Along the way, he invented diving equipment and waterproof cameras. He sailed the world on the Calypso so we could see below the surface.
Cousteau.org includes news of the day, expeditions as well as information about technology and environmental programs.