SCUBA: Aqualung by Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emil Gagnan

Jacques Yves Cousteau and Emile Gagnan, French naval engineers and divers, developed the Aqualung, a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA). The first fully automatic compressed-air breathing system, enabling divers for the first time to swim freely underwater without being tethered to an air supply at the surface.

Date:
      1943
Name(s):
      Jacques Yves Cousteau
      Emile Gagnan
Occupation:
      French Naval Engineers
      Divers

1958 Jacques Yves Cousteau Aqua Lung Advert.

Aqua-Lung


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