They couldn’t stop staring as their eyes glued to the scene on the operation camera. They watched it unfold and tried to hit the emergency stop button, but they were too late. Since then, the site had been abandoned.
What was the mission they had in mind? They wanted to drill as close to the earth’s crust as they possibly could. Their goal was to reach a depth of 49, 000 feet but they never managed to. Photo Credit: NASA