This Ship Flips to Rise Five Stories Above the Sea Surface

In the early 1960's, the US Department of Naval Research needed a new way to study the acoustic targeting for submarine rockets. The ship had to be silent and stable—more buoy than boat. The design that met the requirements became the world's only vertically-flippable research vessel. Either that, or the lamest… » 7/06/12 11:30am 7/06/12 11:30am