A Quadcopter's-Eye View Of The Costa Concordia Shipwreck

The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia in early 2012 resulted in 32 deaths and the destruction of the ship, resulting in a $300 million salvage operation that may be the most expensive in history. A pair of quadcopters equipped with cameras capture the sad vessel and the massive operation to remove it from the… » 5/21/13 3:49pm 5/21/13 3:49pm

Owners of Capsized Italian Cruise Ship Want to Save It With Something…

It's been a month since the fatal sinking of the Costa Concordia off the coast of Italy. And, now that the half million gallons of on-board fuel are being safely siphoned off, the ship's owner must decide—raise it from the seabed with hundreds of thousands of ping-pong balls or call in the Jawas and have it dismantled… » 3/09/12 11:00pm 3/09/12 11:00pm

The View Inside The Costa Concordia Makes My Head Spin

Since the Costa Concordia ran aground in Italy, it's been listing at an incredible angle, almost sitting on its side. It looks weird enough from the outside, but images taken by the Italian Navy make my head hurt. » 1/26/12 6:22am 1/26/12 6:22am

The Italian Sunken Ship From Space Looks Surreal

Digital Globe has directed one of their Worldview satellites to the island of Giglio, Italy, to see how the Costa Concordia shipwreck looks from space. It's surreal to see the ship peacefully sitting there on its side. Especially because it's not. » 1/18/12 10:09am 1/18/12 10:09am